Thalassemia: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Thalassemia: An Interdisciplinary Approach

by John T. Chirban
     
 
A compilation of seven essays examining the treatment of thalassemia (or Cooley's anemia), a hereditary and genetically determined anemia often found in persons who are descendants from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, and in its most severe form, thalassemia major, a life-threatening illness. Advocating a holistic perspective in treating patients with

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A compilation of seven essays examining the treatment of thalassemia (or Cooley's anemia), a hereditary and genetically determined anemia often found in persons who are descendants from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, and in its most severe form, thalassemia major, a life-threatening illness. Advocating a holistic perspective in treating patients with thalassemia, the essays emphasize the advantages of coordinating the medical, psychological, and spiritual aspect of health services. An enlightening collection for social workers, nurses, doctors, and thalassemia patients.

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Fr Alexander Karlowtsos
After many years of ministering to those who have been touched by thalassemia...I welcome this interdisciplinary approach...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819156761
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
09/11/1986
Pages:
106
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Fr Alexander Karlowtsos
After many years of ministering to those who have been touched by thalassemia...I welcome this interdisciplinary approach...

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