Funding for this manual was provided by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration Grant U22MC03959-03-00 for Heritable Disorders to New England Regional Genetics Group (NERGG, Inc.).
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Includes bibliographical references.
Preface-- ch. 1. Genetics 101-- ch. 2. Diagnosis of a genetic disease-- ch. 3. Pedigree and family history training-- ch. 4. Newborn screening-- ch. 5. Genetic counseling-- ch. 6. Indications for a genetic referral-- ch. 7. Psychological and social implications-- ch. 8. Ethical, legal and social issues-- ch. 9. Patient stories and consumer profiles-- ch. 10. New England genetics resources & services-- ch. 11. Consumer fact sheets-- Appendix: Teratogens/prenatal substance abuse ; Single gene disorders ; Chromosomal abnormalities ; Pharmacogenomics ; Cultural competencies in genetics ; NCHPEG principles of genetics for health professionals ; CDC genomic competencies for all public health professionals and clinicians.