“Genomics is the study of the body’s genes, their functions and their influence on the growth, development and working of the body – using a variety of techniques to look at the body’s DNA and associated compounds.” (NHS England, 2019, Genomics). Genomics is a central element towards greater personalisation of care. Use this guide to find information resources about genomics and genetic nursing including books, reports and journal articles.
Genomics Education Programme and Health Education England (2017) The genomics game. London: Focus Games.
Halsey Lea D, Cheek D J, Brazeau D and Brazeau G (2015) Mastering pharmacogenomics: a nurse’s handbook for success. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International.
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