The book, Anticipating Death, describes and analyzes interviews with eight healthy older adults about their thoughts when anticipating their own future death. There are extensive quotations from the interviews in the section entitled ‘Findings,’ which will be of interest to many readers. The book was written and published as a thesis for the degree of […]
Because health care works best when patients assume greater responsibility for their own health, community outreach and patient education are essential. But where can health care organizations find the resources to educate large numbers of people about chronic diseases? How can they tailor programs to meet the needs of increasingly diverse communities? And how can […]
A guide to managing and preventing cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes.
Completely redesigned for easy reading and fully updated with the latest research and information on current practice, medication, legal matters, and specific conditions, this new edition of a vital resource is full of tips, suggestions, and strategies to deal with chronic illness and symptoms, such as fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, disability, and depression. It […]
Laboratory-based investigations are subject to substantial variability arising from several sources, including differences between subjects (e.g., age, sex, and genetic variation), within-subject variation (e.g., circadian change and pathological change), variations in sample collection and handling, and laboratory measurement error . In interpreting an individual patient’s laboratory test results, the clinician usually compares the reported values […]
For a long time the pharmaceutical advertising industry, has been flying solo: sending messages out to target audiences and offering a lot of one–way communications. Thanks to new technology-and the new consumer it has bred, we’re finally ready to engage in a deeper relationship. The digital space has opened up whole new genres of updatable […]
Join the fast-growing group of women who have decided to take ownership of their health and not be held hostage by PCOS. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age, and if left unchecked, is linked to serious health issues like infertility, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and endometrial […]