Genetics: Overview and issues in child health
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Genetics: Overview and issues in child health

Christopher Jones Health Lecturer, University of Nottingham

When the normal growth and development of a child fails it can cause major developmental and clinical problems. It is important that nurses understand the rationale behind genetic tests and therapies for diseases such as cystic fibrosis and childhood cancers.

Nursing Children and Young People. 16, 6,37-42. doi: 10.7748/paed2004.07.16.6.37.c934