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Huntington disease: Implications for practice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21245723     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reviews the normal function of the huntingtin gene, mutation-induced changes in the gene product (protein), possible causes of Huntington disease, and associated symptoms. An educational tool with recommendations the practitioner can use for interventions and counseling with patients and their families is also included.
Authors:
Angela Cummins; Julia Eggert; Rosanne Pruitt; Julianne S Collins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Nurse practitioner     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1538-8662     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurse Pract     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603663     Medline TA:  Nurse Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-7     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Affiliation:
Angela Cummins is an FNP at Wellsprings Medical Center in Simpsonville, SC. At Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., Julia Eggert is a doctoral coordinator and Mary Cox Professor of Nursing and Rosanne Pruitt is Director of the School of Nursing and Associate Dean in the College of Health, Education and Human Development. Julianne S. Collins is an assistant research scientist at Greenwood Genetics Center in Greenwood, S.C.
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