The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder

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Icon Health Publications, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 152 pages
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This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to charcot-marie-tooth disorder, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on charcot-marie-tooth disorder. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Studies on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder; Chapter 4. Patents on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder; Chapter 5. Books on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder; Chapter 7. Periodicals and News on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder; Chapter 8. Physician Guidelines and Databases; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH DISORDER GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (Variant), Charcot-Marie-Tooth-Roussy-Levy Disease, Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia, Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy, Hereditary motor and sensory neu-ropathy, Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy I, Hereditary peroneal nerve dysfunction, Hereditary Sensory Motor Neuropathy.

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Contents

Introduction
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THE ESSENTIALS
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Seeking Guidance
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