A Guide to Genetic Counseling

A Guide to Genetic Counseling

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The first book devoted exclusively to the principles and practice of genetic counseling, and also written by genetic counselors for genetic counselors, this best-selling and most widely recognized reference book in the field returns in a new edition with updated content. A Guide to Genetic Counseling, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of genetic counseling, focusing on the components, theoretical framework, goals and unique approach to patient care that are the basis of this profession. The book defines the core competencies and covers the genetic counseling process from case initiation to completion.

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  • Paperback | 648 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 34mm | 839.14g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • HobokenUnited States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0470179651
  • 9780470179659
  • 538,506

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Wendy R. Uhlmann, MS, CGC is the genetic counselor/clinic coordinator of the Medical Genetics Clinic at the University of Michigan. She is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Human Genetics and an executive faculty member of the genetic counseling training program. Jane L. Schuette, MS, CGC has been a genetic counselor for 26 years ansd is currently genetic counselor and clinic coordinator in the Division of Pediatric Genetics at the University of Michigan Health System. Beverly M. Yashar, MS, PhD, CGC is the program director for the genetic counseling graduate training program in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Michigan.

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"Revised and updated, this edition incorporates new chapters on research, the evolving clinical and non clinical roles of genetic counselors and developing areas for the profession, genetic counselors as educators, and risk communication and decision-making." ( Book News , December 2009)

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