Current and future applications of genetics in primary care medicine.

@article{Acheson2004CurrentAF,
  title={Current and future applications of genetics in primary care medicine.},
  author={Louise S. Acheson and Georgia L. Wiesner},
  journal={Primary care},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={449-60, vii}
}
Individualized medical treatment and prevention based on one's genetic makeup are promises likely to be fulfilled over decades. Already family history is taking a more prominent role in preventive care. Primary care clinicians and geneticists will increasingly collaborate to diagnose and manage genetic conditions: both single-gene disorders and multifactorial diseases such as infections,cancers, cardiovascular disease and mental illness. This will require society, with primary care clinicians… CONTINUE READING