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Genetic counselling

Edited by Perry Elliott, Pier D. Lambiase and Dhavendra Kumar

in Inherited Cardiac Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199559688
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726231 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199559688.003.0050

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Genetic counselling

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Definition - Role of genetic counsellors - Process of genetic counselling - Genetic risk assessment and communication - Counselling for diagnostic genetic testing - Predictive genetic testing - Prenatal and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis - Genetic testing in children and adolescents - Outcome of genetic counselling

Chapter.  3451 words. 

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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