Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth DefectsBook - 2008
In recent years, doctors and scientists have made great strides in increasing our knowledge of hundreds of genetic disorders. Many serious disorders have now been identified as having a genetic basis, and treatment for birth defects has improved substantially.""The Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects, Third Edition"" offers lay readers and professionals alike the most comprehensive single-volume reference to congenital disorders and birth defects. This accessible volume contains more than 1,000 expertly written entries - including more than 135 new entries and more than 60 revised entries, extensive appendixes providing updated tables of statistics and directories of service and support groups, and a concise introductory history of human genetics. This new edition has been extensively updated to reflect the most current research.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2008
Edition: 3rd ed
Branch Call Number: 616.042 WYN 2008
Characteristics: xix, 682 p. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Genetic disorders and birth defects