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Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability / Edition 2

Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability / Edition 2

by Donna R. Falvo


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Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability, Fourth Edition covers the medical aspects of the conditions most commonly encountered by rehabilitation, nursing, and other health professionals and discusses symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and prognoses of these conditions

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ISBN-13: 9780834211988
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 10/26/1999
Series: Allied Health Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author vii

Acknowledgments ix

Special Acknowledgment xi

Contributor xiii

Preface xv

Chapter 1 Conceptualizing Chronic Illness and Disability 1

Chapter 2 Psychosocial and Functional Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability 9

Chapter 3 Conditions of the Nervous System: Part I 35

Chapter 4 Conditions of the Nervous System: Part II-Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nervous System, and Neuromuscular Conditions 91

Chapter 5 Conditions of the Eye and Blindness 141

Chapter 6 Hearing Loss and Deafness 163

Chapter 7 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 195

Chapter 8 Psychiatric Disabilities 221

Chapter 9 Conditions Related to Substance Use 261

Chapter 10 Conditions of the Blood and Immune System 293

Chapter 11 Endocrine Conditions 333

Chapter 12 Conditions of the Gastrointestinal System 353

Chapter 13 Cardiovascular Conditions 379

Chapter 14 Conditions of the Respiratory (Pulmonary) System 411

Chapter 15 Kidney and Urinary Tract Conditions 445

Chapter 16 Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System 475

Chapter 17 Skin Conditions, Burns, and Facial Disfigurement 525

Chapter 18 Cancers 547

Chapter 19 Assistive Technology 575

Chapter 20 Financing, Delivery, and Allocation for Rehabilitation Services in the United States by Michael Landry, PhD 589

Appendix A Medical Terminology 601

Appendix B Glossary of Medical Terms 605

Appendix C Medications 623

Appendix D Glossary of Diagnostic Procedures 627

Index 633

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