Down Syndrome – Chapter 1: Introduction & Chapter 2: Advances in Molecular Genetics (free ebook)


Chapter 1 – Introduction & Chapter 2 – Advances in Molecular Genetics by Arjan Bouman and Raoul Hennekam from Down Syndrome: Current Perspectives

About the Complete Book

Down Syndrome: Current Perspectives provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of the syndrome. Chapters written by internationally-respected paediatricians with a special interest in Down syndrome cover Down syndrome comorbidities, such as hearing problems, gastrointestinal disorders, congenital heart diseases, as well as the underlying biology and new developments in molecular genetics.

Contributions from the UK Down Syndrome Association and Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group define how doctors can work effectively with other professionals to improve health care provisions for this group. Each chapter is illustrated with informative case scenarios and answers to FAQs from parents and carers.


General practitioners, community paediatricians, paediatric neurologists, neurodevelopmental paediatricians, speech and language therapists, other health and educational professionals, teachers.

Full Book Review

Read the full book review by Arnab Seal published in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology.

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