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Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease Muin J. Khoury

Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Muin J. Khoury

Published August 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780195128307
Hardcover
664 pages
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This book delineates a framework for the integration of advances in hu man genetics into public health practice. It provides a comprehensive review of public health genetics, including chapters on important gene ral issues such as newborn and otherMoreThis book delineates a framework for the integration of advances in hu man genetics into public health practice. It provides a comprehensive review of public health genetics, including chapters on important gene ral issues such as newborn and other genetic screening, the delivery o f genetic services, and the ethical, legal and social implications of the use of genetics within public health. It also reviews relevant cli nical topics, the historical background, cross-cultural aspects, and c ommunication issues. Contributors come from a wide range of fields inc luding epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and management, heal th services research, behavioral and social sciences, ethics, law, hea lth economics, and laboratory sciences.