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Precision Medicine : A Guide to Genomics in Clinical Practice (Student) (Paperback) (Ph.D. Jeanette J.
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A complete how-to-guide for incorporating precision medicine into any type of practice
The Application of Precision Medicine is a practical, succinct, high-yield book for medical professionals who want to learn how genomic medicine can and should be practiced in their specific field of interest. Unlike similar books on the subject, this unique text bypasses the basic science and more advance genetic science, and focuses solely on what a practitioner needs to know on a daily basis.
The Application of Precision Medicine follows the course of a human life, beginning before conception through pregnancy, childhood, and adulthood, discussing the current and future applications of genomics and precision medicine at each stage. This organization allows healthcare providers to easily find the information relevant to their practice. A major focus of the book is the inclusion of limitations and potential pitfalls at each stage of life.
· Avoids excessive science, focusing on the actual clinical application
· Includes glossary of key terms and valuable appendices that provide basic background information