The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Mitral-Valve Prolapse : A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

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The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Mitral-Valve Prolapse : A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

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  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780497111939
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Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (1)
Overview 1 (2)
Organization 3 (1)
Scope 3 (2)
Moving Forward 5 (2)
PART I: THE ESSENTIALS 7 (22)
The Essentials on Mitral-Valve Prolapse: 9 (12)
Guidelines
Overview 9 (2)
What Is Mitral-Valve Prolapse? 11 (1)
Diagnosis 12 (1)
Symptoms 13 (1)
Treatment 13 (1)
Preventing Complications 14 (1)
Clinical Significance 14 (1)
For More Information 14 (1)
More Guideline Sources 14 (5)
Vocabulary Builder 19 (2)
Seeking Guidance 21 (8)
Overview 21 (1)
Finding Associations 21 (2)
Finding Doctors 23 (1)
Selecting Your Doctor 24 (1)
Working with Your Doctor 25 (1)
Broader Health-Related Resources 26 (3)
PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED 29 (96)
MATERIAL
Studies on Mitral-Valve Prolapse 31 (72)
Overview 31 (1)
The Combined Health Information Database 31 (5)
Federally Funded Research on Mitral-Valve 36 (4)
Prolapse
E-Journals: PubMed Central 40 (1)
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed 41 (58)
Vocabulary Builder 99 (4)
Books on Mitral-Valve Prolapse 103(6)
Overview 103(1)
Book Summaries: Federal Agencies 103(1)
Book Summaries: Online Booksellers 104(1)
Chapters on Mitral-Valve Prolapse 105(2)
General Home References 107(2)
Periodicals and News on Mitral-Valve 109(4)
Prolapse
Overview 109(1)
News Services and Press Releases 109(2)
Newsletter Articles 111(1)
Vocabulary Builder 112(1)
Physician Guidelines and Databases 113(10)
Overview 113(1)
NIH Guidelines 113(5)
NIH Databases 118(4)
Other Commercial Databases 122(1)
Dissertations on Mitral-Valve Prolapse 123(2)
Overview 123(1)
Dissertations on Mitral-Valve Prolapse 123(1)
Keeping Current 124(1)
Vocabulary Builder 124(1)
PART III. APPENDICES 125(2)
Appendix A. Researching Your Medications 127(10)
Overview 127(1)
Your Medications: The Basics 127(2)
Learning More about Your Medications 129(2)
Commercial Databases 131(1)
Contraindications and Interactions 132(1)
(Hidden Dangers)
A Final Warning 133(1)
General References 133(2)
Vocabulary Builder 135(2)
Appendix B. Researching Nutrition 137(10)
Overview 137(1)
Food and Nutrition: General Principles 137(5)
Finding Studies on Mitral-Valve Prolapse 142(2)
Federal Resources on Nutrition 144(1)
Additional Web Resources 144(3)
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries 147(8)
Overview 147(1)
Preparation 147(1)
Finding a Local Medical Library 148(1)
Medical Libraries in the U.S. and Canada 148(7)
Appendix D. Your Rights and Insurance 155(14)
Overview 155(1)
Your Rights as a Patient 155(4)
Patient Responsibilities 159(1)
Choosing an Insurance Plan 160(2)
Medicare and Medicaid 162(3)
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs 165(1)
Additional Resources 166(1)
Vocabulary Builder 167(2)
ONLINE GLOSSARIES 169(6)
Online Dictionary Directories 173(2)
MITRAL-VALVE PROLAPSE GLOSSARY 175(6)
General Dictionaries and Glossaries 178(3)
Index 181