Chapter Six. Genetics

  1. Joyce James,
  2. Colin Baker and
  3. Helen Swain

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch6

Principles of Science for Nurses

Principles of Science for Nurses

How to Cite

James, J., Baker, C. and Swain, H. (2002) Genetics, in Principles of Science for Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057696

Online ISBN: 9780470774410

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Keywords:

  • genetics;
  • genetic variation;
  • recombination;
  • screening;
  • counselling

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Learning objectives

  • Introduction

  • Genes

  • Gene inheritance patterns

  • Genetic disorders

  • Characteristics of single-gene disorders

  • Genetic techniques

  • Summary

  • Review questions

  • Further reading