WorldCat Identities

Teichler-Zallen, Doris

Works: 2 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 3,087 library holdings
Genres: Popular works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: RB155.65, 616.042
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Doris Teichler-Zallen
To test or not to test a guide to genetic screening and risk by Doris Teichler-Zallen( )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genetic tests of our risks for disease offer practical medical benefits for some while for others, they do not prove useful. Often they raise many medical, ethical, and psychological concerns. To Test or Not to Test arms readers with questions that should be considered before they decide whether to pursue genetic screening. Am I at higher risk for a disorder?. Can genetic testing give me useful information?. Is the timing right for testing?. Do the benefits of having the genetic information outweigh the problems that testing can bring?. Doris Teichler Zallen provides a template to guid
Does it run in the family? : a consumer's guide to DNA testing for genetic disorders by Doris Teichler-Zallen( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book, geneticist and science policy expert Doris Teichler Zallen explains clearly and sympathetically how genetic disorders are passed along in families; which hereditary disorders can be tested for using genetic technology; how the new DNA tests for genetic disorders work; what genetic tests can and can't reveal, and why the tests often do not give clear-cut answers; what questions one should ask doctors and genetic counselors; how the health care system
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.26 for Does it ru ... to 0.29 for To test or ...)
Alternative Names
Zallen, Doris Teichler-
English (10)