Living with Haemophilia

Heftet / 2002 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780192632296
Publisert
2002
Utgave
5. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Oxford University Press
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
344
Vekt
606 gr
Høyde
233 mm
Bredde
157 mm
Tykkelse
19 mm
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Living with Haemophilia

Heftet / 2002 / Engelsk
Living with haemophilia has established itself as the complete guide to haemophilia and related disorders. Written primarily for affected families, the. book also provides a useful and up-to-date guide for doctors, paramedical staff, including nurses and physiotherapists, and teachers. It explains the inheritance of haemophilia, bleeding episodes and how to control them, safe treatment including home therapy and prophylaxis, and the prospects for a genetic cure. Other coverage includes * Sex and family planning * Childhood with haemophilia * Education and employment * Sports and travel * Previous side effects of treatment including HIV and AIDS Sensitively and clearly written at an appropriate level for those with haemophilia, their families and friends. This book aims to dispel the myths and raise awareness of the realities of haemophilia. It takes a positive approach to physical development and encourages the pursuit of healthy, active and fruitful living. Peter Jones shows how, with the right care, the person with haemophilia can live an active and normal life. He addresses all the questions that those with haemophilia or those caring for them need to know the answers to, with humour and genuine concern. He has worked with those affected by it for over 30 years and this book contains his wealth of experience. "All of those who come into contact with haemophilia should read this book" Journal of the Royal College of Physicians Features include * Bullet pointed lists of dos and don'ts for those caring for haemophilic children * Boxes containing key information * Clear simple drawings showing treatments and exercises
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Living with haemophilia has established itself as the complete guide for people who suffer from haemophilia and their families. Sensitively and clearly written, it takes a positive approach to physical development and encourages the pursuit of healthy, active and fruitful living. Peter Jones shows how, with the right care, the person with haemophilia can live an active and normal life.
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PREFACE; 1. WHAT IS HAEMOPHILIA; 3. BLEEDING AND CLOTTING; 5. WHEN AND WHAT TO TREAT: BLEEDING EPISODES; 10. INHIBITORS; 13. KEEPING HEALTHY; 16. TOWARDS A CURE; A. BACKGROUND INFORMATION; INDEX
This is the definitive book in the field. There is no comparison. * Doody's Journal *
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN13
9780192632296
Publisert
2002
Utgave
5. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Oxford University Press
Aldersnivå
01, G
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
344
Vekt
606 gr
Høyde
233 mm
Bredde
157 mm
Tykkelse
19 mm
Se alle
Forfatter