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Birth Defects: Down syndrome


Birth Defects: Down syndrome

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This learning resource is a PDF file open textbook developed by OER Africa. Birth Defects was written for healthcare workers who look after individuals with birth defects, their families, and women who are at increased risk of giving birth to an infant with a birth defect. This book is being used in the Genetics Education Programme which trains healthcare workers in genetic counselling in South Africa. It covers: modes of inheritance, medical genetic counselling, birth defects due to chromosomal... More
Material Type: Open Textbook
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: May 03, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 28, 2013
Submitter: OER Africa
Keywords: healthoer, single gene defects, medical genetic counselling, taratogent constraints, haemophilia, multifactorial inheritance, modes of inheritance, teratogens, africaoer, recessive inheritance, Oculocutaneous albinism, down syndrome, birth defects, birth defect, dominant inheritance, genetic councelling, chromosomal abnormalities


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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