Lost in transition: challenges in the expanding field of adult genetics.

  title={Lost in transition: challenges in the expanding field of adult genetics.},
  author={Matthew R G Taylor and Janice G. Edwards and Lisa Ku},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics},
  volume={142C 4},
It is increasingly clear that medical genetics has broad relevance in adult clinical medicine. More adult patients with genetic conditions are being recognized, genetic testing for adult-onset genetic conditions is expanding, and children with genetic conditions are now more likely to survive to adulthood. While the number of patients who could benefit from medical genetic services increases, adult care providers are less well educated about clinical genetics and are not sufficiently prepared… CONTINUE READING

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