The Official Patient's SourceBook on Capillariasis (The Offical Patient's Guide Series) / Edition 1

The Official Patient's SourceBook on Capillariasis (The Offical Patient's Guide Series) / Edition 1

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

ISBN-10: 0597834202

ISBN-13: 9780597834202

Pub. Date: 09/02/2002

Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated

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 capillariasis, from the

Overview

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 capillariasis, 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 capillariasis. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Capillariasis: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Books on Capillariasis; Chapter 4. Multimedia on Capillariasis; Chapter 5. Physician Guidelines and Databases; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Nutrition; Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix D. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; CAPILLARIASIS GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: capillariasis, pulmonary capillariasis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780597834202
Publisher:
Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/02/2002
Series:
Official Patient Guides
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Overview
Organization
Scope
Moving Forward

PART I: THE ESSENTIALS
Chapter 1. The Essentials on Capillariasis: Guidelines
Overview
Capillariasis: Technical Notes
Causal Agents
Life Cycle
Geographic Distribution
Clinical Features
Laboratory Diagnosis
Treatment
More Guideline Sources
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance
Overview
Associations and Capillariasis
Finding Doctors
Selecting Your Doctor
Working with Your Doctor
Broader Health-Related Resources

PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL
Chapter 3. Books on Capillariasis
Overview
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
Chapters on Capillariasis
General Home References
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 4. Multimedia on Capillariasis
Overview
Bibliography: Multimedia on Capillariasis
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 5. Physician Guidelines and Databases
Overview
NIH Guidelines
NIH Databases
Other Commercial Databases
Specialized References

PART III. APPENDICES
Appendix A. Researching Your Medications
Overview
Your Medications: The Basics
Learning More about Your 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 Capillariasis
Federal Resources on Nutrition
Additional Web Resources
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries
Overview
Preparation
Finding a Local Medical Library
Medical Libraries Open to the Public
Appendix D. Your Rights and Insurance
Overview
Your Rights as a Patient
Patient Responsibilities
Choosing an Insurance Plan
Medicare and Medicaid
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs
Additional Resources
Vocabulary Builder

ONLINE GLOSSARIES
Online Dictionary Directories

CAPILLARIASIS GLOSSARY
General Dictionaries and Glossaries

INDEX

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