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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 October 2021
  • ISBN : 9780128233313
  • Page : 226 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Prenatal Genetic Counseling: Practical Support for Prenatal Diagnostics, Decision-Making, and Dealing with Uncertainty provides a foundation for new research and a one-stop source for physicians, genetic counselors, psychologists, social workers, general practitioners, grief workers, translational researchers, and administrators seeking to work in the field of clinical genomics ethically and in full consideration of patients’ psychological well-being. Here, an international team of experienced counselors and clinician-scientists lay out the range of methods and technologies applied in prenatal decision-making, including NIPT; invasive testing with microarray analysis or whole genome sequencing; ultrasound screening; and prenatal diagnosis for known hereditary conditions, among others. From here, they examine specific challenges in the clinical translation. In a field where decisions about life or death of a child are made, professionals are bound to encounter uncertainty. This book was co-created by health care practitioners, scientists, patients and students to provide insights and direction for offering support straight from the heart to couples faced with fetal anomalies. To make this possible for all couples, diversity in prenatal genetic counseling is also addressed. Finally, next steps in prenatal genetic counseling research and clinical implementation are discussed. As we are challenged by the rapid advances in prenatal genomics, so are our patients. Learning from our patients with every encounter, this book aims to offer access to the insights we gathered as well as to stimulate lifelong learning. Features a range of international chapter authors addressing prenatal medicine from bench-to-bedside, including health care practitioners, scientists, patients and students. Covers use and psychological implications of technologies applied in prenatal decision-making, including NIPT, invasive testing with microarray analysis; exome sequencing; whole genome sequencing; and ultrasound screening and addresses diversity in prenatal genetic counseling Discusses next steps for prenatal genetic counseling research and common challenges in the clinic, with detailed case descriptions offering insights from the authors’ counseling experiences

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Prenatal Genetic Counseling

Prenatal Genetic Counseling
  • Author : Sam Riedijk,Karin E.M. Diderich
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-20
  • ISBN : 9780128233313
GET THIS BOOKPrenatal Genetic Counseling

Prenatal Genetic Counseling: Practical Support for Prenatal Diagnostics, Decision-Making, and Dealing with Uncertainty provides a foundation for new research and a one-stop source for physicians, genetic counselors, psychologists, social workers, general practitioners, grief workers, translational researchers, and administrators seeking to work in the field of clinical genomics ethically and in full consideration of patients’ psychological well-being. Here, an international team of experienced counselors and clinician-scientists lay out the range of methods and technologies applied in prenatal decision-making, including NIPT; invasive

Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling

Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling
  • Author : Amber Mathiesen,Kali Roy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-30
  • ISBN : 9780190881047
GET THIS BOOKFoundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling

An essential new text for genetic counseling's most sought-after skills Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling is a practical introduction to the concepts and skills in genetic counseling with clients before and during pregnancy. Authored by genetic counselors at the forefront of contemporary perinatal practice, this all-in-one reference provides an accessible yet comprehensive overview of: · the basics of pregnancy, including assisted reproductive technologies and high-risk pregnancy management · preimplantation and prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis · the structure and goals of a genetic

Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling

Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling
  • Author : Amber Mathiesen,Kali Roy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018
  • ISBN : 9780190681098
GET THIS BOOKFoundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling

An essential new text for genetic counseling's most sought-after skills Foundations of Perinatal Genetic Counseling is a practical introduction to the concepts and skills in genetic counseling with clients before and during pregnancy. Authored by genetic counselors at the forefront of contemporary perinatal practice, this all-in-one reference provides an accessible yet comprehensive overview of: - the basics of pregnancy, including assisted reproductive technologies and high-risk pregnancy management - preimplantation and prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis - the structure and goals

Genetic Disorders and the Fetus

Genetic Disorders and the Fetus
  • Author : Aubrey Milunsky
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • ISBN : 9781468451559
GET THIS BOOKGenetic Disorders and the Fetus

About 21 years ago prenatal diagnosis became part of the physician's diagnostic armamentarium against genetic defects. My first monograph in 1973 (The Prenatal Diagnosis of Hereditary Disorders) critically assessed early progress and enunciated basic principles in the systematic approach to prenatal genetic diagnosis. Six years later and under the current title, a subsequent volume provided the first major reference source on this subject. The present second (effectively third) edition, which was urged in view of the excellent reception of the two earlier

Perinatal Genetics

Perinatal Genetics
  • Author : Mary E Norton,Jeffrey A. Kuller,Lorraine Dugoff
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-01-23
  • ISBN : 9780323530965
GET THIS BOOKPerinatal Genetics

Get a quick, expert overview of the fast-changing field of perinatal genetics with this concise, practical resource. Drs. Mary Norton, Jeffrey A. Kuller, Lorraine Dugoff, and George Saade fully cover the clinically relevant topics that are key to providers who care for pregnant women and couples contemplating pregnancy. It’s an ideal resource for Ob/Gyn physicians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and clinical geneticists, as well as midwives, nurse practitioners, and other obstetric providers. Provides a comprehensive review of basic principles

Congenital Anomalies

Congenital Anomalies
  • Author : Stefania Tudorache
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-05-02
  • ISBN : 9781789231144
GET THIS BOOKCongenital Anomalies

Nowadays, nobody can imagine practicing obstetrics without using obstetrical ultrasound. Working in the prenatal diagnosis field requires dedication, patience, skills, experience, caution, and empathy. The concept of this book was guided by the desire to provide some help to the ultrasound operators. On a daily basis, they are confronted with the challenging task of ruling out or suspecting/confirming the diagnosis of fetal anomalies, either structural or chromosomal. The chapters of this book contain objective and exhaustive updated reviews of

Assessing Genetic Risks

Assessing Genetic Risks
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Assessing Genetic Risks
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780309047982
GET THIS BOOKAssessing Genetic Risks

Raising hopes for disease treatment and prevention, but also the specter of discrimination and "designer genes," genetic testing is potentially one of the most socially explosive developments of our time. This book presents a current assessment of this rapidly evolving field, offering principles for actions and research and recommendations on key issues in genetic testing and screening. Advantages of early genetic knowledge are balanced with issues associated with such knowledge: availability of treatment, privacy and discrimination, personal decisionmaking, public health

Understanding Genetics

Understanding Genetics
  • Author : Genetic Alliance,New York-Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9780982162217
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Genetics

The purpose of this manual is to provide an educational genetics resource for individuals, families, and health professionals in the New York - Mid-Atlantic region and increase awareness of specialty care in genetics. The manual begins with a basic introduction to genetics concepts, followed by a description of the different types and applications of genetic tests. It also provides information about diagnosis of genetic disease, family history, newborn screening, and genetic counseling. Resources are included to assist in patient care,

Chromosome Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling

Chromosome Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling
  • Author : R.J. MKinlay Gardner,Grant R Sutherland,Lisa G. Shaffer
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release Date : 2011-11-11
  • ISBN : 9780195375336
GET THIS BOOKChromosome Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling

Advances in cytogenetics continue to crop up in wonderful ways, and we know exponentially more about chromosomes now than mere decades ago. Likewise, the necessary skills in offering genetic counseling continue to evolve. This new edition of Chromosome Abnormalities in Genetic Counseling offers a practical, up-to-date guide for the genetic counselor to marshal cytogenetic data and analysis clearly and effectively to families.

Cross-cultural Medicine

Cross-cultural Medicine
  • Author : JudyAnn Bigby
  • Publisher : ACP Press
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 9781930513020
GET THIS BOOKCross-cultural Medicine

As the United States population becomes increasingly diverse, the need for guidelines to assure competent healthcare among minorities becomes ever more urgent. Cross-Cultural Medicine provides important background information on various racial, ethnic, and cultural groups, their general health problems and risks, and spiritual and religious issues. Individual chapters are devoted to the special concerns of several groups: blacks and African Americans, Latinos, American Indians and Native Alaskans, Asian Americans, and Arab Americans and American Muslims. These chapters lay the foundation

Perinatal Genetics

Perinatal Genetics
  • Author : Ian H. Porter,Norma H. Hatcher,Ann M. Willey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-09-03
  • ISBN : 9781483264486
GET THIS BOOKPerinatal Genetics

Perinatal Genetics: Diagnosis and Treatment brings together the proceedings of the 15 Annual New York State Health Department Birth Defects Symposium held on September 30-October 1, 1984 in Albany, New York. The symposium provided a forum for clarifying and rationalizing certain aspects of diagnosis and treatment of perinatal genetic birth defects such as fragile X syndrome, phenylketonuria, and hypothyroidism. Comprised of 17 chapters, this book begins with an epidemiological review of very early pregnancy loss, focusing on fertilization and implantation; the probability of loss

The Obstetric Hematology Manual

The Obstetric Hematology Manual
  • Author : Sue Pavord,Beverley Hunt
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-31
  • ISBN : 9781107125605
GET THIS BOOKThe Obstetric Hematology Manual

Fully-updated new edition of the essential guide to managing hematological conditions, affecting mother and baby during pregnancy and post-partum.

Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century

Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century
  • Author : Muin J. Khoury,Wylie Burke,Elizabeth Jean Thomson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 9780195128307
GET THIS BOOKGenetics and Public Health in the 21st Century

The first broad survey of the role of genetics in public health, with emphasis on the new molecular genetics.

Clinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Clinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Author : Hung N. Winn,Frank A. Chervenak,Roberto Romero
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-01
  • ISBN : 9781000533736
GET THIS BOOKClinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine

This is a comprehensive, one-stop online book relating to all areas of pregnancy and birth. The second edition of this easily searchable guide is edited by eminent experts in the field and includes new contributions from international authors. It will be an ideal reference for Maternal-Fetal Specialists and Generalists wanting an authoritative answer on any point. Key features: •Grouped in to six topics (modules) for convenience •Electronic search facility across all chapters •Approximately 700,000 words of text, 7000 references, 300 figures (including 100 in

Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights

Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights
  • Author : Erik Parens,Adrienne Asch
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-09-28
  • ISBN : 1589013948
GET THIS BOOKPrenatal Testing and Disability Rights

As prenatal tests proliferate, the medical and broader communities perceive that such testing is a logical extension of good prenatal care—it helps parents have healthy babies. But prenatal tests have been criticized by the disability rights community, which contends that advances in science should be directed at improving their lives, not preventing them. Used primarily to decide to abort a fetus that would have been born with mental or physical impairments, prenatal tests arguably reinforce discrimination against and misconceptions