Griffith's Instructions for Patients, Volume 1

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Elsevier Saunders, 2005 - Medical - 636 pages
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The new edition of this popular patient teaching tool improves compliance, speeds recovery, and increases understanding. Over 500 patient instruction fact sheets on topics from acne to zinc deficiency help patients understand what their illness is, how it will affect their regular routine, and when to call a doctor. Specially perforated, three-hole-punched pages can be stored and reused again and again for photocopying and distribution to patients when discussing follow-up care. An accompanying FREE CD-ROM lets readers customize and print out the instruction sheets from their computers in Latin American Spanish and English. A bonus Latin American Spanish and English audio pronunciation guide is included on the CD-ROM.

  • Includes descriptions of each illness, including frequent signs and symptoms, possible causes, risks, preventive measures, expected outcomes, possible complications, and treatments.
  • Covers over 500 topics on problems both small (indigestion) and large (congestive heart failure).
  • Features an organization by topic for ease of use.
  • Includes a FREE Windows® and Macintosh® compatible CD-ROM - now featuring Latin American Spanish and English instructions - lets you personalize or customize instruction sheets on your computer and print them out. It also contains a bonus audio Latin American Spanish and English pronunciation guide.


  • Provides instructions for 43 new topics, with revisions and updates to all other over 450 patient instruction sheets, reflecting the latest therapeutic information.
  • Includes extra space on each sheet that allows users to tailor instructions to each patient's needs.
  • Five all-new appendices bring you the latest information on dietary supplements · buying prescription drugs online · safe use of prescription drugs · adult screening tests and immunizations · and Walking exercise and fitness.
  • Provides instructions for 43 new topics, with revisions and updates to all other over 450 patient instruction sheets, reflecting the latest therapeutic information.
  • A Windows® and Macintosh® compatible CD-ROM - now featuring Latin American Spanish and English instructions - lets you personalize or customize instruction sheets on your computer and print them out


BONUS CD-ROM offers customizable Instruction sheets!

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Contents

Topics
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Alopecia Areata
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
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About the author (2005)

Moore is a family physician.

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