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Cystic Fibrosis

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 168 Nombre de pages
Cystic Fibrosis: The Facts provides a much needed simple and understandable source book about this disease. It is aimed at those l... Lire la suite
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Cystic Fibrosis: The Facts provides a much needed simple and understandable source book about this disease. It is aimed at those living with the Cystic Fibrosis (CF), either themselves or members of their families or their friends.The book explains clearly what is happening to the body in CF, what causes it and what treatment options are available for the different aspects of the disease. There are more detailed chapters for those wanting to find out about the genetics of the disease and specific aspects such as how it affects life choices and employment. It looks to the future in terms of potential new therapies for CF and provides useful information on organizations that can provide help and further information acrossthose areas of the world where the disease is prevalent.

Résumé
This book explains clearly what is happening to the body in Cystic Fibrosis, what causes it and what treatment options are available for the different aspects of the disease. It also looks to the future in terms of potential new therapies for CF and provides useful information on organizations that can provide help.

Contenu

1. Making the diagnosis; 2. How cystic fibrosis affects the lungs; 3. How Cystic fibrosis affects the digestive system; 4. How cystic fibrosis affects other organs; 5. The cystic fibrosis team; 6. Daily treatment; 7. Nutrition in Cystic fibrosis; 8. Management of care; 9. Pseudomonas aeruginosa and other infections; 10. Cystic fibrosis and school; 11. Growing up with Cystic fibrosis; 12. CF and the family; 13. Future therapies; 14. Genetics of Cystic fibrosis; 15. Genetic counselling and CF; 16. Further information sources

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Cystic Fibrosis
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Code EAN: 9780199295807
ISBN: 978-0-19-929580-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 168
Poids: 190g
Taille: H196mm x B129mm x T10mm
Année: 2008

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