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Few physicians have had training in medical genetics, though most physicians are called upon from time to time for advice concerning the chance that certain human abnormalities will be inherited. The purpose of this small book by the Director of the Dight Institute for Human Genetics of the University of Minnesota is to help the physician answer such questions from his patients.
In the first three brief chapters the author summarizes the development of interest in human genetics, the types of problems brought to the physician, and the character of the reactions in parents and relatives to the presence of
Counseling in Medical Genetics.. Ann Intern Med. 1956;44:1046. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-5-1046
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