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Published: 29 May 2008

232 Pages | Various illustrations and line drawings


ISBN: 9780199232772

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Down Syndrome

Third Edition

Mark Selikowitz

The Facts Series

  • Designed for parents of children with Down syndrome and covers the entire life span of patients with the condition, from infancy to adulthood
  • Includes Key Points boxes at the start of each chapter to quickly summarise important concepts covered in the text
  • Features numerous Case Histories and Patient Perspectives which provide practical examples throughout
  • Myths and Facts boxes highlight common misunderstandings and interesting facts about the condition
  • Includes invaluable resources section with suggested further readings and contact information for patient self-help/support groups, plus a glossary of technical terms

New to this Edition:

  • Includes up-to-date information about medical conditions now known to be more common in individuals with Down syndrome.
  • Includes information on new screening methods for Down syndrome during pregnancy.

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