Questions & Answers About Ulcerative Colitis
Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone with ulcerative colitis, this book offers help. Questions & Answers About Ulcerative Colitis provides authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. This easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, employment and insurance issues, and much more. Written by a world-class medical expert on the topic, Questions & Answers About Ulcerative Colitis is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of ulcerative colitis.
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PART ONEThe Basics
PART TWORisk Prevention and Epidemiology
PART FOURConditions Associated with Ulcerative Colitis
PART FIVETreatment Options
PART EIGHTSpecial Populations Pregnancy Children and Older Adults
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