Thompson & Thompson Genetics in Medicine, 8th Edition
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Updated to reflect the newest changes in genetics, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine returns as one of the most favored texts in this fascinating and rapidly evolving field. By integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics, this medical reference book utilizes a variety of learning tools to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders.
New to This Edition
- Immerse yourself in updated graphics , full-color text, illustrations, line diagrams, and clinical photos of genetic diseases.
- Explore the latest genetic content available in order to remain up to date on the most current trends in the field.
- Take advantage of a double-page clinical case study section that demonstrates and reinforces general principles of disease inheritance, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management, and counseling.
- Enhance your critical thinking skills and better retain information. Each chapter ends with up to 5 quick genetic "problems" related to what has just been reviewed, with answers provided in the back of the book.
- Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. You'll also access USMLE-style and multiple choice questions.
- Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics.
- Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies.
- Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos.
By Robert Nussbaum, MD, Chief, Genetic Diseases Research Branch; Acting Chief, Inherited Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute; Executive Faculty, Johns Hopkins/NHGRI Joint Genetic Counseling Graduate program, National Institutes of Health; Roderick R. McInnes, MD, PhD, FRS(C), Scientific Director, Institute of Genetics, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Anne and Max Tanenbaum Chair in Molecular Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada and Huntington F Willard, PhD, Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
President and Director, The Research Institute of University Hospitals of Cleveland, Henry Wilson Payne Professor and Chairman, Department of Genetics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Director, Center for Human Genetics, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH