Genetic screening should greatly improve the quality of life. A thorough family and medical history is the basis for identifying families at high risk for genetic traits and diseases. Recognition is enhanced by awareness of diseases associated with certain racial, ethnic or geographic groups. Effective genetic screening requires close collaboration between physicians, public health officers and medical investigators.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||American Family Physician|
|State||Published - Oct 1 1981|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Family Practice