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Genetic testing

Author
Boslaugh, Sarah, author.
Title
Genetic testing / Sarah Boslaugh.
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, [2020] ©2020
Description
xi, 202 pages ; 25 cm.
Uniform series
Health and medical issues today.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction to Genetics
  • Introduction to Genetic Testing
  • Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
  • Types of Medical Genetic Testing
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Heritage Tracing
  • Other Uses of Genetic Testing
  • Financial Concerns Related to Genetic Testing
  • Legal and Ethical Concerns Related to Genetic Testing
  • Psychological Issues Related to Genetic Testing
  • Evaluating Genetic Tests.
Summary
"Genetic testing has provided important clues to understanding our health, but it has also raised many ethical, legal, and medical questions and concerns. This book explores the breadth of genetic testing, its possibilities, and the controversies that surround its use" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Medical genetics.
Medical subjects
Genetic Testing.
ISBN
9781440866500 paperback ; alkaline paper 1440866503 paperback ; alkaline paper 9781440866517 electronic book

Holdings

Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
RB155 .B67 2020
Location
Columbus Library - New Book Area
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