Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis

by Daniel Markovich
     
 

ISBN-10: 0981469523

ISBN-13: 9780981469522

Pub. Date: 11/09/2008

Publisher: Emjays Graphics

This one-of-a-kind guide offers clear explanations and real-world advice on cystic fibrosis and its management. Here you'll find practical and reassuring information on day-to-day concerns--school, travel, exercise, nutrition,

medication--as well as on physiological effects, long-term issues, and prospects for a cure. Cystic Fibrosis offers straightforward

Overview

This one-of-a-kind guide offers clear explanations and real-world advice on cystic fibrosis and its management. Here you'll find practical and reassuring information on day-to-day concerns--school, travel, exercise, nutrition,

medication--as well as on physiological effects, long-term issues, and prospects for a cure. Cystic Fibrosis offers straightforward answers to the questions most frequently asked by patients and families--

what causes cystic fibrosis;

how it affects body systems;

what pharmacological, surgical, and physical therapies are most effective;

what roles exercise, diet, and nutrition play;

what complications can occur and how they can be managed;

when and why a lung transplant should be considered;

what psychological effect the disease has on the patient's family;

and how the special needs and concerns of adult CF patients can be addressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780981469522
Publisher:
Emjays Graphics
Publication date:
11/09/2008
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
0.39(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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