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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 nasopharyngeal cancer, 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 nasopharyngeal cancer. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Nasopharyngeal Cancer: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Nasopharyngeal Cancer; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Nasopharyngeal Cancer; Chapter 5. Books on Nasopharyngeal Cancer; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Nasopharyngeal Cancer; Chapter 7. Periodicals and News on Nasopharyngeal Cancer; Chapter 8. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 9. Dissertations on Nasopharyngeal Cancer; 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; NASOPHARYNGEAL CANCER GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: nasopharynx cancer.
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 nasopharyngeal cancer (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 nasopharyngeal cancer. It also gives you sources of information that can help you find a doctor in your local area specializing in treating nasopharyngeal cancer. Collectively, the material presented in Part I is a complete primer on basic research topics for patients with nasopharyngeal cancer. Part II moves on to advanced research dedicated to nasopharyngeal cancer. 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 nasopharyngeal cancer. 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 nasopharyngeal cancer or related disorders. The appendices are dedicated to more pragmatic issues faced by many patients with nasopharyngeal cancer. 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 nasopharyngeal cancer.
Titolo: The Official Patient's Sourcebook on ...
Casa editrice: ICON Health Publications
Data di pubblicazione: 2002
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro ICON Health Publications, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0597835152
Descrizione libro Icon Group Intl Inc, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 128 pages. 11.00x8.25x0.34 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0597835152
Descrizione libro ICON Health Publications, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0597835152