Tomando control de su salud

Tomando control de su salud

by Virginia Gonzalez, Maria Hernandez-Marin, Kate Lorig, Halsted Holman
     
 

Filled with hundreds of tips, suggestions, and strategies, this guide offers practical medical solutions in clear language. It explains how to develop and maintain exercise and nutrition programs, manage symptoms, determine when to seek medical help, work effectively with doctors, properly use medications and minimize side effects, find community resources, discuss

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Filled with hundreds of tips, suggestions, and strategies, this guide offers practical medical solutions in clear language. It explains how to develop and maintain exercise and nutrition programs, manage symptoms, determine when to seek medical help, work effectively with doctors, properly use medications and minimize side effects, find community resources, discuss the illness with family and friends, and tailor social activities for particular conditions. Written by six medical professionals, this book encourages an individual approach to the process, with the ultimate goal being greater self-management. Originally based on a five-year study conducted at Stanford University with hundreds of volunteers, this work has grown to include the feedback of medical professionals and thousands of people with chronic conditions all over the world.
 

Lleno de cientos de consejos, sugerencias y estrategias, esta guía ofrece soluciones médicas prácticas en un lenguaje claro y fácil de entender. Explica como desarrollar y mantener programas de nutrición y ejercicio, manejar síntomas, determinar cuando es necesario pedir ayuda médica, trabajar efectivamente con doctores, encontrar programas comunitarios, discutir la enfermedad con la familia y como adaptar ciertas actividades sociales a diferentes condiciones. Escrito por seis médicos profesionales, este libro respalda una perspectiva individual al proceso—la meta siendo el mejor manejo propio de la salud. Basado originalmente en un estudio de cinco años en la Universidad de Stanford con cientos de voluntarios, esta obra ha crecido a incluir las reacciones de médicos y pacientes alrededor del mundo.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933503097
Publisher:
Bull Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.89(d)

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