The Official Patient's Sourcebook On Transverse Myelitis: A Revised And Updated Directory For The Internet Age

Authors: Icon Health Publications
Publisher: ICON Health Publications
Keywords: revised, updated, myelitis, transverse, patient, sourcebook, official
Pages: 152
Published: 2002-10-16
Language: English
Category: Psychology & Counseling, Health, Fitness & Dieting,
ISBN-10: 0597831041     ISBN-13: 9780597831041
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 28.95 USD
  • Rating: 60%
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 transverse myelitis, 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 transverse myelitis. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Transverse Myelitis: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Transverse Myelitis; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Transverse Myelitis; Chapter 5. Books on Transverse Myelitis; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Transverse Myelitis; Chapter 7. Physician Guidelines and Databases; 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; TRANSVERSE MYELITIS GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Transverse Myelitis.

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