Practical Genetic Counseling, 7th Edition

Reference is organized into three main sections:

General Aspects of Genetic Counselling covers topics such as: 
  • inheritance patterns, 
  • common disorders, 
  • dysmorphology, 
  • risk assessment,
  • prenatal diagnosis and reproductive aspects of medical genetics, and 
  • the genetic counseling clinic. 
The second section, Genetic Counselling: Specific Organ Systems reviews genetic disorders from the perspective of the principle affected organ system and includes a review of inborn errors of metabolism. 
The final section, Genetic Counselling: the Wider Picture addresses population screening and genetics in society.

Type Book
CME Available No
Cost Paperback Book - $68.95 ; eBook - from $62.06
Note 2010; reference material
Date of Resource 2010

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Genetics Expertise and Analysis
    • 1:   Demonstrate and utilize a depth and breadth of understanding and knowledge of genetics and genomics core concepts and principles.
      • 1a:   Demonstrate knowledge of principles of human, medical, and public health genetics and genomics and their related sciences.