Everything any college student needs to know about medical genetics is here in the Emery’s Elements of Medical Genetics 15th edition of this award-winning etextbook. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout to map a fast-moving area, the latest 15th edition continues Emery’s enviable reputation for successfully balancing up-to-dateness in a rapidly developing field with a strong basis in practical clinical genetics for medical students. With Case-Based Review Questions and MCQs, end of chapter summaries and convenient online access, it is the essential tool for this complex but foundational topic for all medical postgraduates, as well as undergraduates seeking to improve their understanding and knowledge.
Divided into 3 restructured sections to make the PDF ebook easier to use for a variety of readers: Genetics in Medicine; Scientific Basis of Human Genetics; and Genomic Medicine; Clinical Genetics, Counselling and Ethics
•Interactive self-assessment questions
•Online hyperlinks to important genetics websites and clinical databases.
•Update of clinical figures to include more full-colour images
•Full colour art to visualise the appearance of genetic disorders and assist with the understanding of complex genetic structures
•Explore the social, ethical and counselling issues surrounding the study and treatment of genetic disorders.
•Elements boxes at the end of each chapter summarizing the basics at a glance.
•An extensive glossary of terms