Karen Jenns, Robert G. Twycross, Jacquelyne Todd
Radcliffe Medical, 2000 - Medical - 377 pages
This practical reference draws together the combined expertise of a wide range of health professionals in managing this condition. Their work is soundly based on recent research into its pathology, manifestations and treatment to develop appropriate management strategies. Part of the value in this book lies in its reference to patient perspectives and how they can contribute to the most effective care.
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