The Official Patient's SourceBook on Brainerd Diarrhea

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 brainerd diarrhea, 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...
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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 brainerd diarrhea, 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 brainerd diarrhea. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Brainerd Diarrhea: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Books on Brainerd Diarrhea; Chapter 4. Multimedia on Brainerd Diarrhea; 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; BRAINERD DIARRHEA GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Loose bowels, The runs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780597832888
  • Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/19/2002
  • Series: Official Patient Guides
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 116
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.24 (d)

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Though many physicians and public officials had thought that the emergence of the Internet would do much to assist patients in obtaining reliable information, in March 2001 the National Institutes of Health issued the following warning: "The number of Web sites offering" health-related resources grows every day. Many sites provide valuable information, while others may have information that is unreliable or misleading." Since the late 1990s, physicians have seen a general increase in patient Internet usage rates. Patients frequently enter their doctor's offices with printed Web pages of home remedies in the guise of latest medical research. This scenario is so common that doctors often spend more time dispelling misleading information than guiding patients through sound therapies. ... This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. ... While this sourcebook covers brainerd diarrhea, your doctor, research publications, and specialists may refer to your condition using a variety of terms. Therefore, you should understand that brainerd diarrhea is often considered a synonym or a condition closely related to the following: Loose bowels; The runs.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Overview
Organization
Scope
Moving Forward

PART I: THE ESSENTIALS
Chapter 1. The Essentials on Brainerd Diarrhea: Guidelines
Overview
What Is Brainerd Diarrhea?
What Causes Brainerd Diarrhea?
How Is Brainerd Diarrhea Diagnosed?
How Can Brainerd Diarrhea Be Treated?
Are There Long-Term Consequences to Brainerd Diarrhea?
How Common Is Brainerd Diarrhea?
How Do People Get Brainerd Diarrhea?
What Can a Person Do to Prevent This Illness?
What Is Being Done about Brainerd Diarrhea?
Brainerd Diarrhea: Technical Notes
More Guideline Sources
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance
Overview
Associations and Brainerd Diarrhea
Finding Doctors
Selecting Your Doctor
Working with Your Doctor
Broader Health-Related Resources

PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL
Chapter 3. Books on Brainerd Diarrhea
Overview
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
Chapters on Brainerd Diarrhea
General Home References
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 4. Multimedia on Brainerd Diarrhea
Overview
Bibliography: Multimedia on Brainerd Diarrhea
Vocabulary Builder

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 Brainerd Diarrhea
Federal Resources onNutrition
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 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

BRAINERD DIARRHEA GLOSSARY
General Dictionaries and Glossaries

INDEX

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