9780597834417

The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Shingles

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780597834417

  • ISBN10:

    0597834415

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-09-01
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $28.95 Save up to $2.89
  • Rent Book $26.06
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(1)
Overview
1(2)
Organization
3(1)
Scope
3(1)
Moving Forward
4(3)
PART I: THE ESSENTIALS
7(46)
The Essentials on Shingles: Guidelines
9(24)
Overview
9(1)
What Is Shingles?
10(2)
Who Is at Risk?
12(1)
What Are the Symptoms of Shingles?
12(1)
How Is It Treated?
13(1)
Is Shingles Contagious?
13(1)
What Are the Complications?
14(1)
Is Shingles Life-Threatening?
15(1)
Do Women Have Special Risks from Shingles?
16(1)
What Research Is Being Done?
16(3)
Shingles Prevention Study
19(1)
Information Resources
20(1)
More Guideline Sources
21(7)
Vocabulary Builder
28(5)
Seeking Guidance
33(8)
Overview
33(1)
Associations and Shingles
33(2)
Finding More Associations
35(1)
Finding Doctors
36(2)
Selecting Your Doctor
38(1)
Working with Your Doctor
38(2)
Broader Health-Related Resources
40(1)
Clinical Trials and Shingles
41(12)
Overview
41(3)
Recent Trials on Shingles
44(1)
Benefits and Risks
45(3)
Keeping Current on Clinical Trials
48(1)
General References
49(1)
Vocabulary Builder
50(3)
PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL
53(40)
Studies on Shingles
55(14)
Overview
55(1)
The Combined Health Information Database
55(2)
Federally-Funded Research on Shingles
57(4)
E-Journals: PubMed Central
61(1)
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
62(1)
Vocabulary Builder
63(6)
Patents on Shingles
69(4)
Overview
69(1)
Patent Applications on Shingles
70(1)
Keeping Current
70(1)
Vocabulary Builder
71(2)
Books on Shingles
73(10)
Overview
73(1)
Book Summaries: Federal Agencies
73(1)
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers
74(1)
The National Library of Medicine Book Index
75(1)
Chapters on Shingles
76(2)
General Home References
78(1)
Vocabulary Builder
79(4)
Multimedia on Shingles
83(2)
Overview
83(1)
Bibliography: Multimedia on Shingles
83(1)
Vocabulary Builder
84(1)
Physician Guidelines and Databases
85(8)
Overview
85(1)
NIH Guidelines
85(1)
NIH Databases
86(4)
Other Commercial Databases
90(1)
Specialized References
90(3)
PART III: APPENDICES
93(2)
Appendix A. Researching Your Medications
95(10)
Overview
95(1)
Your Medications: The Basics
96(1)
Learning More about Your Medications
97(2)
Commercial Databases
99(3)
Contraindications and Interactions (Hidden Dangers)
102(1)
A Final Warning
102(1)
General References
103(1)
Vocabulary Builder
104(1)
Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine
105(22)
Overview
105(1)
What Is CAM?
105(1)
What Are the Domains of Alternative Medicine?
106(3)
Can Alternatives Affect My Treatment?
109(1)
Finding CAM References on Shingles
110(5)
Additional Web Resources
115(9)
General References
124(1)
Vocabulary Builder
125(2)
Appendix C. Researching Nutrition
127(14)
Overview
127(1)
Food and Nutrition: General Principles
128(4)
Finding Studies on Shingles
132(3)
Federal Resources on Nutrition
135(1)
Additional Web Resources
136(2)
Vocabulary Builder
138(3)
Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries
141(8)
Overview
141(1)
Preparation
141(1)
Finding a Local Medical Library
142(1)
Medical Libraries Open to the Public
142(7)
Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance
149(14)
Overview
149(1)
Your Rights as a Patient
149(4)
Patient Responsibilities
153(1)
Choosing an Insurance Plan
154(2)
Medicare and Medicaid
156(3)
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs
159(1)
Additional Resources
160(1)
Vocabulary Builder
161(2)
ONLINE GLOSSARIES
163(8)
Online Dictionary Directories
169(2)
SHINGLES GLOSSARY
171(17)
General Dictionaries and Glossaries
186(2)
Index 188

Rewards Program

Write a Review