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Genetics

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on genetics and related issues, including family medical history, genetic testing, and specific syndromes (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, fragile X syndrome, Down Syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Turner syndrome). New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Counseling, Testing, and Risk Assessment

Family History

Pharmacogenetics

Specific Syndromes

Editorials and Letters

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Counseling, Testing, and Risk Assessment

General

01/15/2015 Screening for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes [Curbside Consultation]
02/01/2006 At-Home Genetic Tests [Curbside Consultation]
08/01/2005 Genomic Medicine for Underserved Minority Populations in Family Medicine [Editorials]

Specific Conditions

12/15/2015 Management of Sickle Cell Disease: Recommendations from the 2014 Expert Panel Report Algorithm
01/15/2015 Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
01/15/2015 Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women [Putting Prevention into Practice]
02/01/2013 Hereditary Hemochromatosis Algorithm
12/15/2009 ACOG Guidelines for Managing Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome [Practice Guidelines]
02/15/2008 Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment for Individuals at Risk of Familial Breast Cancer [Cochrane for Clinicians]
06/01/2007 Screening for Hemochromatosis: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

Family History

08/01/2005 Family History: The Three-Generation Pedigree
01/01/2005 Personalizing Prevention: The U.S. Surgeon General's Family History Initiative [Editorials]

Pharmacogenetics

10/01/2015 Pharmacogenetics: Using Genetic Information to Guide Drug Therapy
06/01/2008 Genetic Factors In Drug Metabolism
08/01/2007 The Effect of Cytochrome P450 Metabolism on Drug Response, Interactions, and Adverse Effects

Specific Syndromes

06/15/2015 Role of the Family Physician in the Management of Cystic Fibrosis [Editorials]
12/15/2014 Role of the Family Physician in the Care of Children with Down Syndrome
01/01/2014 Noonan Syndrome
11/01/2012 When to Suspect a Genetic Syndrome
08/01/2007 Turner Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management
12/01/2005 Klinefelter Syndrome
09/01/2005 Prader-Willi Syndrome
07/15/2005 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
07/01/2005 Diagnosis and Managment of Fragile X Syndrome

Editorials and Letters

10/01/2015 Pharmacogenetic Testing—An Unfulfilled Promise [Editorials]
12/01/2009 The CDC's EGAPP Initiative: Evaluating the Clinical Evidence for Genetic Tests [Editorials]
08/01/2007 Is Genetic Testing for Cytochrome P450 Polymorphisms Ready for Implementation? [Editorials]
12/15/2005 Integrating Genetic Counseling into Family Medicine [Editorials]
07/01/2005 Genetic Testing: When to Test, When to Refer [Editorials]
04/15/2010 Family History and Genetic Testing for Cancer Risk [Letters to the Editor]

Patient Education, Self-Care

12/15/2014 Caring for Your Baby with Down Syndrome Patient Education
01/15/2009 Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests Patient Education

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