Dr. Melissa Palmer's Guide To Hepatitis and Liver Disease

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Penguin, May 24, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 480 pages
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In the United States alone, more than four million people are infected with the hepatitis C virus, and chronic liver disease is the twelfth leading cause of death.

In this revised and updated edition of her groundbreaking 2000 book, renowned hepatologist Dr. Melissa Palmer discusses all facets of liver disease, from symptoms and tests to treatment options and lifestyle changes. In addition, this comprehensive handbook reveals cutting-edge research on the dangers of hepatitis C, one of the world's fasting-growing microbial threats.
 

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Palmer, a nationally recognized hepatologist, provides plainly written medical information explaining how the liver is integral to every aspect of daily functioning and well-being. She divides her ... Read full review

Contents

Title PageCopyrightPage
One A LITTLE BACKGROUND ONTHE LIVER Two SIGNS SYMPTOMS AND OTHER CLUES OF A LIVER PROBLEM
NEED TOKNOW
FiveWHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LIVER BIOPSIES
Seven AN OVERALL LOOK AT HEPATITIS
Eight UNDERSTANDING AND TREATING HEPATITIS
Nine UNDERSTANDING HEPATITISBAND D Ten UNDERSTANDING HEPATITIS C ElevenTREATING CHRONICVIRAL HEPATITISANOVE...
Fourteen AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS
Sixteen NONALCOHOLIC FATTYLIVER DISEASE
Eighteen HEMOCHROMATOSISAND OTHER DISEASES OF IRON
Nineteen BENIGN AND MALIGNANT LIVER TUMORS
Twenty TREATMENT OF COMMON SYMPTOMS ANDCOMPLICATIONS
Glossary
Index
About the Author
Copyright

Fifteen PRIMARY BILIARY CIRRHOSIS

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About the author (2004)

Melissa Palmer, M.D., is nationally recognized for her research in and treatment of liver disease. She maintains a private practice on Long Island, New York.

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