The Official Parent's SourceBook on Rasmussen's Encephalitis (The Offical Parents Guide Series) / Edition 1

The Official Parent's SourceBook on Rasmussen's Encephalitis (The Offical Parents Guide Series) / Edition 1

by The Staff of Icon Health Publishing, Health Publica Icon Health Publications
     
 

ISBN-10: 059783038X

ISBN-13: 9780597830389

Pub. Date: 09/16/2002

Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated

This sourcebook has been created for parents 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 parents where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to rasmussen's encephalitis,

Overview

This sourcebook has been created for parents 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 parents where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to rasmussen's encephalitis, 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 rasmussen's encephalitis. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Rasmussen's Encephalitis: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Studies on Rasmussen's Encephalitis; Chapter 4. Books on Rasmussen's Encephalitis; Chapter 5. Multimedia on Rasmussen's Encephalitis; Chapter 6. Physician Guidelines and Databases; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Child's Medications; Appendix B. Researching Nutrition; Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix D. Your Child's Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; RASMUSSEN'S ENCEPHALITIS GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Acute necrotizing encephalitis, Arboviral encephalitis, Brain stem encephalitis, Encephalitis lethargica, Meningoencephalitis, Rasmussen encephalitis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780597830389
Publisher:
Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/16/2002
Series:
Official Parent Guides
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Overview
Organization
Scope
Moving Forward

PART I: THE ESSENTIALS
Chapter 1. The Essentials on Rasmussen's Encephalitis: Guidelines
Overview
What Is Rasmussen's Encephalitis?
Is There Any Treatment?
What Is the Prognosis?
What Research Is Being Done?
For More Information
More Guideline Sources
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance
Overview
Finding Doctors
Finding a Neurologist
Selecting Your Doctor
Working with Your Child's Doctor
Broader Health-Related Resources
Vocabulary Builder

PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL
Chapter 3. Studies on Rasmussen's Encephalitis
Overview
The Combined Health Information Database
Federally-Funded Research on Rasmussen's Encephalitis
E-Journals: PubMed Central
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 4. Books on Rasmussen's Encephalitis
Overview
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
Chapters on Rasmussen's Encephalitis
General Home References
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 5. Multimedia on Rasmussen's Encephalitis
Overview
Bibliography: Multimedia on Rasmussen's Encephalitis
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 6. Physician Guidelines and Databases
Overview
NIH Guidelines
NIH Databases
Other Commercial Databases
The Genome Project and Rasmussen's Encephalitis
Specialized References
Vocabulary Builder

PART III. APPENDICES
Appendix A. Researching Your Child's Medications
Overview
Your Child'sMedications: The Basics
Learning More about Your Child's Medications
Commercial Databases
Contraindications and Interactions (Hidden Dangers)
A Final Warning
General References
Appendix B. Researching Nutrition
Overview
Food and Nutrition: General Principles
Finding Studies on Rasmussen's Encephalitis
Federal Resources on Nutrition
Additional Web Resources
Vocabulary Builder
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries
Overview
Preparation
Finding a Local Medical Library
Medical Libraries Open to the Public
Appendix D. Your Child's Rights and Insurance
Overview
Your Child's Rights as a Patient
Parent Responsibilities
Choosing an Insurance Plan
Medicaid
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs
Additional Resources
Vocabulary Builder

ONLINE GLOSSARIES
Online Dictionary Directories

RASMUSSEN'S ENCEPHALITIS GLOSSARY
General Dictionaries and Glossaries

INDEX

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