Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIX; Marfan Syndrome

Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIX; Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome (also called Marfan’s syndrome) is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. People with Marfan’s tend to be unusually tall, with long limbs and long, thin fingers. The syndrome is inherited as a dominant trait, carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1. People have a pair of FBN1 genes. […]

Common Mental Disorders in People Living with HIV/AIDS (CLINICAL: Overview) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) (Report)

Common Mental Disorders in People Living with HIV/AIDS (CLINICAL: Overview) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) (Report)

In South Africa, depressive and anxiety disorders are common in the general population. According to the World Health Organization-led South African Stress and Health (SASH) study, the 12-month prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders (combined) was 12.6%,4 while the lifetime prevalence of these disorders was 25.6%.5 Similarly, the SASH study found a 12-month prevalence of […]

21st Century Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians - Connective Tissue Disorders (HDCT), Classic, Hypermobility, Vascular Types

21st Century Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians – Connective Tissue Disorders (HDCT), Classic, Hypermobility, Vascular Types

This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information and practical advice from the nation’s health experts about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and heritable disorders of connective tissue (HDCT). Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-oriented and physician-quality information, the 21st Century Sourcebook series gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, and physicians the information they need to […]

A Simple Guide to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Treatment and Related Diseases

A Simple Guide to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Treatment and Related Diseases

Introduction Ode to Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is by abdominal painGassiness, bloating and changes in bowel habits complaintThere may be alternating diarrhea and constipationThe cause of IBS is believed to be psychological function The main symptoms are gas and intestinal distensionIBS is a loss of coordination of intestinal contractionsThere may nausea, loss […]

The Opioid Epidemic: Narcotics, Heroin, Pill Mills, Painkiller Addiction, Medical Prescribing Practice for Pain Management, Child Welfare, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), Naloxone, Narcan

The Opioid Epidemic: Narcotics, Heroin, Pill Mills, Painkiller Addiction, Medical Prescribing Practice for Pain Management, Child Welfare, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), Naloxone, Narcan

Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique collection provides comprehensive information on the ongoing opioid addiction epidemic. Contents include: Examining the Opioid Epidemic * Combating the Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Professional and Academic Perspectives * What Are the State Governments Doing to Combat the Opioid Abuse Epidemic? * What is the Federal Government […]