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Genetic and genomic literacy in pediatric primary care.
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PMID:  24298127     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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A colloquium on genetic literacy in pediatric primary care sponsored by the Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau was held at the American Academy of Pediatrics headquarters on October 2-3, 2012. The overarching goal of the colloquium was to provide context for delivery of genetics-related services in day-to-day pediatric primary care practice, encompassing 3 dimensions of medicine: prevention, diagnosis, and management. Participants considered the whole spectrum of disease, from rare disorders to common disorders, the genetics-related components of which are often overlooked. Specific topics included family history, genomics, genetic literacy and competency, epigenetics, and a focused view of primary care and genetics. A consensus statement was developed to provide recommendations for integration of genetics into pediatric primary care.
Authors:
Robert A Saul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  132     ISSN:  1098-4275     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S198-202     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
FAAP, FACMG, Children's Hospital, Greenville Health System, 701 Grove Rd, Greenville, SC 29605. rsaul@ghs.org.
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