The practical guide to the genetic family history / Robin L. Bennett.Material type: TextPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, c2010Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxvii, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470040720 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0470040726 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Genetic counseling | Medical history taking | Genealogy | Medical History Taking | Pedigree | Genetic Counseling -- methodsDDC classification: 616/.042
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The language of the pedigree -- Practical inheritance -- Getting to the roots : recording the family tree -- Directed medical-genetic family history questions : separating the trees from the forest -- Using a pedigree to recognize individuals with an increased susceptibility to cancer -- Medical verification of family history, and resources for patients to record their genetic family histories -- The challenge of family history and adoption -- Family history and assisted reproductive technologies -- Genetic counseling : where to turn, what to expect, and the pedigree as a psychosocial assessment and counseling tool -- Pedigree predicaments.