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 inclusion body myositis, 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 inclusion body myositis. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Inclusion Body Myositis: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Inclusion Body Myositis; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Inclusion Body Myositis; Chapter 5. Books on Inclusion Body Myositis; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Inclusion Body Myositis; Chapter 7. Periodicals and News on Inclusion Body Myositis; Chapter 8. Physician Guidelines and Databases; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; INCLUSION BODY MYOSITIS GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Recently diagnosed with IBM, I found this book very informative with web links to other resources. (Some of the links no longer are updated but is still a good resource)
A no non-sense look into the muscle desease.
A resource for the patient.