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The impact of genetic disease on families

Guy Bradley-Smith, Sally Hope, Helen v. Firth and Jane A. Hurst

in Oxford Handbook of Genetics

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ISBN: 9780199545360
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598922 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199545360.003.01

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The impact of genetic disease on families

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Introduction - Adoption - Confidentiality and consent - Consanguinity - Effects of genetic disease on families - Ethics - Financial issues - Genetic testing of children - Holistic care - Paternity testing - Private (‘direct to consumer’) genetic testing - Support - Termination of pregnancy

Chapter.  9438 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics

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