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Rheumatoid Arthritis

(Hardback - Jan 2002)
$60.00 - Online Price

Overview

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, incurable connective-tissue disease that attacks the hands and feet as well as the joints and may lead to deformities and permanent disabilities. This book offers an inspiring, scientifically based game-plan for minimizing the effects of this chronic illness, and ultimately, achieving optimal health. It is a resource for practical strategies and emotional support, whether you need help controlling pain, are concerned about medication side-effects, or want to locate a reliable RA news source or support group on the Internet. Helpful chapters detail the latest therapies, special dietary and exercise needs of people with RA, how to deal with arthritis at home and in the workplace, prepare for surgery, pregnancy and childbirth, enjoy healthy sexuality, use the mind-body connection to control symptoms, make informed decisions about alternative medicine, and perhaps most important, how to build a healthcare team and maintain excellent communication and working relationships with that team.

Details

  • SKU: 9780195130560
  • SKU10: 0195130561
  • Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Qty Remaining Online: 92
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Date Published: Jan 2002
  • Pages: 288
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 1.20
  • Dimensions: 9.54" L x 6.50" W x 0.87" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Illustrated, Dust Cover
  • Themes: Theometrics | Academic;
  • Category: HEALTH ISSUES
  • Subject: Diseases - Musculoskeletal

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