Monday, June 30, 2008
You gotta love it when the perfect storm hits......
Doctors open their New England Journal of Medicine....
They both cover....Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, Autism and Mitochondrial Disorders, Pharmacogenetics, and MultiFactorial (Read as SNP testing) analysis for breast cancer risk.
What is a physician or the public to do?
Tune into the CliniCast series that will be sponsored by Helix Health of Connecticut.
Today at 1pm the next in a series of CliniCasts(TM)
One in four patients who receive anticoagulant therapy (warfarin) experience bleeding events. I have seen people need transfusions, surgery and clotting factors.....I have even seen people die as a complication of anticoagulation.
This topic is sure to inform all of the history of anticoagulants, genetic testing for dosage and the ethical, legal and social implications of such testing.
Posted by Steve Murphy MD at 5:56 AM