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Synopsis: This sourcebook has been created for parents 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 parents where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to tourette syndrome, 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 tourette syndrome. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Tourette Syndrome: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Tourette Syndrome; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Tourette Syndrome; Chapter 5. Patents on Tourette Syndrome; Chapter 6. Books on Tourette Syndrome; Chapter 7. Multimedia on Tourette Syndrome; Chapter 8. Periodicals and News on Tourette Syndrome; Chapter 9. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 10. Dissertations on Tourette Syndrome; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Child's Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Child's Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; TOURETTE SYNDROME GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Chronic Motor Tic, Chronic Multiple Tics, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, Gilles de la Tourette's disease, Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome, Habit Spasms, Maladie de Tics, Motor-verbal tic disorder, Paulitis, Tics, Tourette Syndrome, Tourette's disorder.
From the Publisher: This is a "must have" reference book for patients, parents, caregivers, and libraries with medical collections. This sourcebook is organized into three parts. Part I explores basic techniques to researching tourette syndrome (e.g. finding guidelines on diagnosis, treatments, and prognosis), followed by a number of topics, including information on how to get in touch with organizations, associations, or other patient networks dedicated to tourette syndrome. It also gives you sources of information that can help you find a doctor in your local area specializing in treating tourette syndrome. Collectively, the material presented in Part I is a complete primer on basic research topics for patients with tourette syndrome. Part II moves on to advanced research dedicated to tourette syndrome. Part II is intended for those willing to invest many hours of hard work and study. It is here that we direct you to the latest scientific and applied research on tourette syndrome. When possible, contact names, links via the Internet, and summaries are provided. In general, every attempt is made to recommend "free-to-use" options. Part III provides appendices of useful background reading for all patients with tourette syndrome or related disorders. The appendices are dedicated to more pragmatic issues faced by many patients with tourette syndrome. Accessing materials via medical libraries may be the only option for some readers, so a guide is provided for finding local medical libraries which are open to the public. Part III, therefore, focuses on advice that goes beyond the biological and scientific issues facing patients with tourette syndrome.
Title: The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Tourette...
Publisher: ICON Health Publications
Publication Date: 2002
Book Condition: Used: Good
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