Titolo: The Official Patient's Sourcebook on ...
Casa editrice: ICON Health Publications
Data di pubblicazione: 2002
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780597834189-3
Riassunto: 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 autoimmune hepatitis, 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 autoimmune hepatitis. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Autoimmune Hepatitis: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Studies on Autoimmune Hepatitis; Chapter 4. Patents on Autoimmune Hepatitis; Chapter 5. Books on Autoimmune Hepatitis; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Autoimmune Hepatitis; Chapter 7. Periodicals and News on Autoimmune Hepatitis; Chapter 8. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 9. Dissertations on Autoimmune Hepatitis; 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; AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: acute viral hepatitis A, alcoholic steatonecrosis, Chronic aggressive hepatitis, Chronic lobular hepatitis, Congenital Liver Cirrhosis, Delta agent, Diffuse Hepatocellular Inflammatory Disease, Giant Cell Disease of the Liver, Giant Cell Hepatitis, HBV, Hepatitis delta virus, Idiopathic Neonatal Hepatitis, Infectious hepatitis, Ischemic hepatitis, lupoid hepatitis.
Dall'editore: This is a "must have" reference book for patients, parents, caregivers, and libraries with medical collections. This sourcebook is organized into three parts. Part I explores basic techniques to researching autoimmune hepatitis (e.g. finding guidelines on diagnosis, treatments, and prognosis), followed by a number of topics, including information on how to get in touch with organizations, associations, or other patient networks dedicated to autoimmune hepatitis. It also gives you sources of information that can help you find a doctor in your local area specializing in treating autoimmune hepatitis. Collectively, the material presented in Part I is a complete primer on basic research topics for patients with autoimmune hepatitis. Part II moves on to advanced research dedicated to autoimmune hepatitis. Part II is intended for those willing to invest many hours of hard work and study. It is here that we direct you to the latest scientific and applied research on autoimmune hepatitis. When possible, contact names, links via the Internet, and summaries are provided. In general, every attempt is made to recommend "free-to-use" options. Part III provides appendices of useful background reading for all patients with autoimmune hepatitis or related disorders. The appendices are dedicated to more pragmatic issues faced by many patients with autoimmune hepatitis. Accessing materials via medical libraries may be the only option for some readers, so a guide is provided for finding local medical libraries which are open to the public. Part III, therefore, focuses on advice that goes beyond the biological and scientific issues facing patients with autoimmune hepatitis.
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