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

Authors: Icon Health Publications
Publisher: ICON Health Publications
Keywords: revised, updated, disease, addison, patient, sourcebook, official
Pages: 176
Published: 2002-08-14
Language: English
Category: Internal Medicine, Medicine, Medical
ISBN-10: 0597833761     ISBN-13: 9780597833762
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 addison's disease, 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 addison's disease. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Addison's Disease: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Addison's Disease; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Addison's Disease; Chapter 5. Books on Addison's Disease; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Addison's Disease; Chapter 7. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 8. Dissertations on Addison's Disease; 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; ADDISON'S DISEASE GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Addisonian crisis, Adrenal Hypoplasia, Adrenocortical Hypofunction, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Chronic Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Corticoadrenal insufficiency, Primary Adrenal Insufficiency, Primary adrenocortical insufficiency, Primary Failure Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome (adrenal crisis).

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