In an accessible, engagin question-and-answer format, an expert on arthritis explodes the notion that nothing substantive can be done about arthritis. Conprehensive in scope and hopeful in tone, Taking Control of Arthritis offers sound, straightforward advice for the 40 million Americans who suffer the disease.
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The author, an expert on arthritis, explains that the disease is not limited to the elderly and that medicine today has a lot of help to offer its sufferers. He gives answers to the most commonly asked questions about arthritis in a straightforward, clear, and concise style. Separate chapters offer up-to-date information on symptoms, diagnosis, laboratory tests, medications, and such other forms of treatment as physical and occupational therapy. Kantrowitz stresses the importance of psychological well-being in controlling and coping with arthritis, leaving the reader with a hopeful outlook toward this often complex and devastating illness. Recommended for public and school libraries.
- Barbara J. Doherty, Evanston Hosp . Lib., Ill.
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Book Description Thorndike Press, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1560549572