Table of contents for Practical genetic counselling / Peter S. Harper.


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Preface


GENERAL ASPECTS OF GENETIC COUNSELING: Genetic counseling: an introduction


Genetic counseling in mendelian disorders


Genetic counseling in non-mendelian disorders


Chromosomal abnormalities


Dysmorphology and genetic syndromes


Carrier detection


Prenatal diagnosis


Special problems in genetic counseling


The genetic counseling clinic


SPECIFIC ORGAN SYSTEMS: Neuromuscular disease


Central nervous system


Disorders of mental function


Disorders of bone and connective tissue


Oral and craniofacial disorders


The skin


The eye


Deafness


Cardiovascular disease


The gastrointestinal tract


Renal disease


Endocrine disorders


Inborn errors of metabolism


Blood


Genetic risks in cancer


Environmental hazards


THE WIDER PICTURE: Population aspects of genetic counseling


Genetic counseling and society


APPENDIX: useful information


INDEX





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Genetic counseling.
Hereditary Diseases.
Genetic Counseling.