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Nursing > Nursing: Pharmacology
Mastering Pharmacogenomics: A Nurse's Handbook for Success
Brazeau, Daniel
ISBN 13: 
9781938835704
ISBN 10: 
1938835700
Category: 
Nursing: Pharmacology
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Sigma Theta Tau International
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Active
Weight: 
1.02
Retail Price: 
59.95
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Synopsis:
Pharmacogenomics, the study of the role of genetics in drug response, has become a vital resource in battling disease and improving outcomes. As our knowledge of the human genome grows, and with the advent of next-generation sequencing technologies, the role of genetic research is evolving guide therapy, mitigate treatment side effects, and even prevent or alleviate harm for disease. As pivotal members of the healthcare team, nurses must acquire competency in pharmacogenomics to deliver optimal patient care in the 21st century. Mastering Pharmacogenomics provides nursing professionals with the foundational knowledge of human genetics and genomics that can optimize drug therapy and patient care delivery. Coverage includes: - Essential pharmacogenomics competencies for registered nurses - Genomics technologies and resources - Critical properties of drug response and disposition - Application of pharmacogenomics to obstetrics, pediatrics, geriatrics, and oncology - Ethics and patient care - Future developments in technology and delivery

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