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Genetic screening and counseling

Genetic screening and counseling

a multidisciplinary perspective : proceedings of a conference on genetic screening and counseling

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Published by C. C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetic counseling -- Congresses.,
  • Genetic screening -- Congresses.,
  • Medical ethics -- Congresses.,
  • Prenatal diagnosis -- Congresses.,
  • Medical screening -- Congresses.,
  • Genetic counseling -- Congresses.,
  • Jurisprudence -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementcompiled and edited by Steven R. Applewhite, David L. Busbee, Digamber S. Borgaonkar ; with technical editorial assistance by Cora S. Hughes.
    ContributionsApplewhite, Steven R., Borgaonkar, Digamber S., Busbee, David L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRB155 .G387
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4099702M
    ISBN 10039804080X
    LC Control Number80014097


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