The Arthritis Helpbook: What You Can Do for Your Arthritis

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1980 - Arthritics - 186 pages
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For the most part this book gave good advice for individuals with severe arthritis. However, if your arthritis is not severe or you are fairly young, this may not be the book for you. I also strongly ... Read full review



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Kate Lorig is one of the leading authorities in the world on chronic illness. The author or coauthor of numerous books and articles, she has led an effort to create materials on chronic illness that give patients a greater role in their own care.

Virginia Gonzalez, MPH, is a health educator and study coordinator at Stanford University School of Medicine's Patient Education Research Center. Virginia Niacif de Brey is a research assistant at the Stanford Patient Education Research Center, who collaborated in the development and writing of the Spanish Arthritis Self-Management Program. Kate Lorig, RN, Dr. PH, developed and directs the Arthritis Self-Management Patient Education Project at the Stanford University Arthritis Center. She is the coauthor of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and Living Well with HIV && AIDS</i>. James F. Fries, MD, is a professor of medicine at Stanford University, specializing in rheumatology. His books include Arthritis, The Arthritis Helpbook, Living Well, Taking Care of Your Child, and Taking Care of Yourself.

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