Nursing Genetic Research: New Insights Linking Breast Cancer Genetics and Bone Density

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Sánchez-Fernández, Antonio and Roncero-Martin, Raul and Morán, Jose M. and Lavado-García, Jesus and Puerto-Parejo, Luis Manuel and López-Espuela, Fidel and Aliaga Vera, Ignacio and Pedrera-Canal, María (2020) Nursing Genetic Research: New Insights Linking Breast Cancer Genetics and Bone Density. Healthcare, 8 (2). p. 172. ISSN 2227-9032

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Abstract

Nursing research is expected to provide options for the primary prevention of disease and health promotion, regardless of pathology or disease. Nurses have the skills to develop and lead research that addresses the relationship between genetic factors and health. Increasing genetic knowledge and research capacity through interdisciplinary cooperation as well as the development of research resources, will accelerate the rate at which nurses contribute to the knowledge about genetics and health. There are currently different fields in which knowledge can be expanded by research developed from the nursing field. Here, we present an emerging field of research in which it is hypothesized that genetics may affect bone metabolism. Better insight of genetic factors that are contributing to metabolic bone diseases would allow for focused nursing care and preventive interventions.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:nursing; genetics; bone density; GREB1
Subjects:Medical sciences > Medicine > Medical genetics
Medical sciences > Medicine > Gynecology and Obstetrics
Medical sciences > Medicine > Oncology
Medical sciences > Medicine > Musculoskeletal System
Medical sciences > Nursing > Nursing
ID Code:67566
Deposited On:31 Aug 2021 07:06
Last Modified:31 Aug 2021 07:06

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