Signs and Symptoms of Genetic Conditions : A Handbook Paperback / softback
Edited by Louanne (Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics, Stanford Unive Hudgins, Helga V. (Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University, East Toriello, Gregory M. (Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, Stanford Universi Enns, H. Eugene (Professor of Pediatrics, Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, a Hoyme
Connecting an abnormal physical exam to a possible genetic condition is a daunting and inexact task for any physician, be they a primary care provider, non-geneticist specialist, or fellowship-trained geneticist.
Comprising 31 clinical protocols from the world's foremost clinical geneticists, Signs and Symptoms of Genetic Conditions provides a practical manual for the diagnosis and management of common human genetic conditions based on their presenting signs and/or symptoms.
Each chapter examines a specific clinical finding and leads the user through a step-by-step approach to a differential diagnosis.
To maximize clinical utility, this handbook features:- Prominent flow chart diagrams that graphically depict the diagnostic approach - Concise recommendations for laboratory and/or imaging studies - Health supervision and management strategies for the most common conditions associated with each presenting sign or symptomWhether for the student, resident, or seasoned clinician, Signs and Symptoms of Genetic Conditions will serve as a frontline resource for navigating differential diagnosis.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 560 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
- Publication Date: 12/06/2014
- Category: General practice
- ISBN: 9780199930975