Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders

Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders

Down Syndrome

Book - 2008 | 1st ed
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Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal condition. Approximately 6,000 babies are born with it each year in America. This guidebook provides essential information on Down Syndrome, but also serves as a historical survey, by providing information on the controversies surrounding its causes, and first-person narratives by people coping with Down Syndrome. Patients, family members, or caregivers explain the condition from their own experience. The symptoms, causes, treatments, and potential cures are explained in detail. Essential to anyone trying to learn about diseases and conditions, the alternative treatments are explored. Student researchers and readers will find this book easily accessible through its careful and conscientious editing and a thorough introduction to each essay.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale/CENGAGE Learning, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780737740257
Branch Call Number: 616.858842 PER 2008
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Laney, Dawn
Alternative Title: Down syndrome


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