A set of three apps providing easy-to-use self-assessment quizzes. They test a student's knowledge of the commonest inheritance mechanism or mode (in the UK) for each of 15 "single-gene" Mendelian and mitochondrial disorders that may be learned at university. After taking the quiz, a score is awarded & the correct answers are listed for each question that was answered incorrectly. Due to the overlap between X-linked recessive and X-linked dominant modes, these conditions are classed together in the apps as "X-linked", as in many current reference sources.
The apps were created by both Edward and Adam Tobias. They were produced to help Glasgow University students (UK), by accompanying Prof Tobias's Medical Genetics textbooks (including "Essential Medical Genetics" and "Medical Genetics for the MRCOG and Beyond") and his educational website (www.EuroGEMS.org).
Prof Tobias is a researcher, lecturer and clinical geneticist. He is honoured to be an invited member of the Education Committee of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) and of the European Board of Medical Genetics.
Each of these applications is intended for use by students, to test their own knowledge of the commonest inheritance mechanisms of 15 selected conditions.
The applications are for educational purposes only. The information and content is not intended and should not be construed as medical advice and it is not a substitute for medical advice from a doctor or professional health care provider. The accuracy of all the information contained within the apps cannot be guaranteed and the information should not be relied upon.
Use of these applications does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. You should consult a health care professional for any advice or guidance about a medical condition, including its diagnosis and its treatment and also for guidance on making any related reproductive decisions.