Original work, proper English and in text citation. For this assignment (Part 2 of the Case Report), write a 1,000-1,250-word paper on Sickle Cell Disease incorporating genetics information learned. Include the following:
1. Describe if chromosomal analysis is/was indicated.
2. Detail the causes of the disorder.
3. Describe the disorder in terms of its origin as either a single gene inheritance, or as a complex inheritance and considerations for practice and patient education.
4. Analyze the gene mutation of the disease, as well as whether it is acquired or inherited, and how the mutation occurs
A focus on the interests of lesbian- and gay-parented fami- lies will give rise to many more important research questions (Patterson, 2000). Lesbian and gay parents are interested in differences between the experiences of biological and non- biological parents (Patterson, 1997). Many gay and lesbian parents express concern about their children’s experiences at
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school, and although some studies have broken ground in this area (Patterson, 2000), this research has just begun.
Finally, the current body of research attempts to study the experiences and processes that involve gay and lesbian par- ents and their children predominantly through quantitative methods. Some studies have used a mixed-method approach; however, the need to gather rich descriptions of these experi- ences and processes necessitates the inclusion of qualitative methods that can ground findings in the words and experi- ences of the participants under investigation (Lincoln & Guba, 1985; Strauss & Corbin, 1998). Thick, rich descrip- tions of the experiences of gay and lesbian families may con- tribute to the reader’s ability to make self-other comparisons with this minority group, possibly resulting in increased un- derstanding and acceptance (Allport, 1954). The current body of research represents the theory of “trying harder” to influence the judicial system, public policy, and public opin- ion with the use of statistical comparisons; it is time for researchers to “try different.”