Genetics, Health Care And Public Policy: An Introduction To Public Health Genetics by Alison StewartGenetics, Health Care And Public Policy: An Introduction To Public Health Genetics by Alison Stewart

Genetics, Health Care And Public Policy: An Introduction To Public Health Genetics

byAlison Stewart, Philippa Brice, Hilary Burton

Paperback | June 11, 2007

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Genetics, Health Care and Public Policy is an introduction to the new discipline of public health genetics. It brings together the insights of genetic and molecular science as a means of protecting and improving the health of the population. This book sets out the basic principles of public health genetics for a wide audience of readers from those providing health care to those involved in establishing health policy. It provides one-stop introductory coverage of this rapidly developing and multidisciplinary field.
Alison Stewart is Head of Policy and Knowledge Management at the Public Health Genetics Unit, Cambridge.
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Title:Genetics, Health Care And Public Policy: An Introduction To Public Health GeneticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 0.75 inPublished:June 11, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521529077

ISBN - 13:9780521529075

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Genetic science and technology; 3. Fundamentals of genetic epidemiology; 4. Genetics in medicine; 5. Genetics in health services; 6. Ethical, legal and social issues; 7. Policy for genetic science.

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'... the book provides a good introductory text for students looking to gain a strong foundation in the complex field of research and public policy that surrounds medical genetics.' The Journal of Biosocial Science