Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Suzanne B. Cassidy M.D.3 and
  2. Judith E. Allanson M.D.4
  1. Suzanne B. Cassidy1 and
  2. Judith E. Allanson2

Published Online: 17 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470893159.ch1

Management of Genetic Syndromes

Management of Genetic Syndromes

How to Cite

Cassidy, S. B. and Allanson, J. E. (2010) Introduction, in Management of Genetic Syndromes (eds S. B. Cassidy and J. E. Allanson), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470893159.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco

  2. 4

    Department of Genetics, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

  2. 2

    Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa and Department of Genetics, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470191415

Online ISBN: 9780470893159

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Keywords:

  • evidence-based treatments;
  • myriad manifestations;
  • syndrome;
  • sequence;
  • association

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Organization of this Book

  • Categorization of Disorders

  • Measurements

  • Common Genetic Terminology

  • Patterns of Inheritance

  • Genetic Testing

  • Role of the Medical Geneticist and Genetic Counselor