This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to common cold, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on common cold. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on the Common Cold: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and the Common Cold; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on the Common Cold; Chapter 5. Patents on the Common Cold; Chapter 6. Books on the Common Cold; Chapter 7. Multimedia on the Common Cold; Chapter 8. Periodicals and News on the Common Cold; Chapter 9. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 10. Dissertations on the Common Cold; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; THE COMMON COLD GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Common cold, Upper respiratory infection, Viral upper respiratory infection.
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Descrizione libro ICON Health Publications, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0597829810
Descrizione libro Icon Health Publications, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria SONG0597829810