Chronic Diseases: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Effects, and Treatments, 1st Edition

  • Jean Kaplan Teichroew
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  • ISBN-10: 1440801045
  • ISBN-13: 9781440801044
  • DDC: 616.003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1178 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

Designed for high school, public, and university libraries, this three-volume set covers an extensive range of disorders, including diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, kidney disease, Alzheimer's disease, HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis. Much more than just a list of diseases, this encyclopedia enables readers to easily research terminology, symptoms, methods of diagnosis, medical treatments and alternative medicine, risk factors, associated conditions, and preventive approaches. The work is consistent with Healthy People 2010 national goals and objectives and with National Health Education Standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Abdominal Diseases.
2: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
3: Access to Health Services.
4: Addison’s Disease.
5: Adherence.
6: Adolescence and Chronic Disease.
7: Adrenal Diseases.
8: Adult Onset Still’s Disease.
9: Aging, Healthy.
10: AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
11: Alcoholism.
12: Allergies.
13: Allied Health Professionals.
14: ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).
15: Alternative Medicine.
16: Alzheimer’s Disease.
17: Amyloidosis.
18: Anal and Rectal Diseases.
19: Anemia.
20: Aneurisms.
21: Angina.
22: Angiogram.
23: Ankylosing Spondylitis.
24: Anxiety Disorders.
25: Arrhythmias/Dysrhythmias.
26: Arteriovenous Malformations.
27: Arthritis.
28: Asthma.
29: Asthma, Children and Youth.
30: Atherosclerosis.
31: Atrial Fibrillation.
32: Atrophic Vaginitis.
33: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
34: Autism.
35: Autoimmune Disease.
36: Autonomic Nervous System Disorders.
37: Back Pain.
38: Basal Cell Carcinoma.
39: Behcet’s Syndrome.
40: Bell’s Palsy.
41: Bile Duct Cancer.
42: Biliary Cirrhosis.
43: Biliary Diseases.
44: Bipolar Disorder.
45: Black Lung Disease.
46: Bladder Cancer.
47: Bladder Diseases.
48: Bleeding Disorders.
49: Blood Cancers.
50: Blood Disorders.
51: Blood Pressure.
52: Body Mass Index (BMI).
53: Bone Cancer.
54: Bone Diseases.
55: Bowel Incontinence.
56: Bradycardia.
57: Brain Cancer.
58: Brain Diseases.
59: Breast Cancer.
60: Breast Diseases.
61: Brochiectasis.
62: Bronchitis.
63: Bruxism.
64: Buerger’s Disease.
65: Bursitis.
66: Cancer.
67: Cancer Survivorship.
68: Cancers, Childhood.
69: Cancers, Occupational.
70: Cardiomyopathy.
71: Cardiovascular Disease.
72: Caregiving and Caregivers.
73: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
74: Celiac Disease.
75: Cellulitis.
76: Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
77: Cerebrovascular Disease.
78: Cervical Cancer.
79: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease.
80: Cholesterol.
81: Chronic Disease Management.
82: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
83: Circulation Disorders.
84: Colon Cancer.
85: Color Blindness.
86: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
87: Congenital Heart Disease.
88: Congestive Heart Failure.
89: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
90: Cor Pulmonale.
91: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
92: Crohn’s Disease.
93: Cutting and Self-Harm.
94: Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome.
95: Cystic Fibrosis.
96: Deep Vein Thrombosis.
97: Dementia.
98: Depression.
99: Dermatitis.
100: Diabetes, Type 1.
101: Diabetes, Type 2.
102: Diet and Nutrition.
103: Digestive Diseases.
104: Diverticular Disease.
105: Dysmenorrhea.
106: Ear Diseases.
107: Eating Disorders.
108: Eczema.
109: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
110: Emphysema.
111: Endocarditis.
112: Environment.
113: Epidemiology.
114: Epilepsy.
115: Esophageal Cancer.
116: Etiology.
117: Eye Cancer.
118: Eye Diseases.
119: Failure to Thrive.
120: Familial Hypercholesterolemia.
121: Family Health.
122: Felty Syndrome.
123: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
124: Fibromyalgia.
125: Food Guides From the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
126: Gall Bladder Disease.
127: Gangrene.
128: Gastric Cancer.
129: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
130: Genetics and Genomics.
131: Glaucoma.
132: Global Health.
133: Gonorrhea.
134: Gout.
135: Graves’ Disease.
136: Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy).
137: Hashimoto’s Disease.
138: Head and Neck Cancer.
139: Health.
140: Health Disparities.
141: Health Literacy.
142: Healthy Lifestyles and Risky Behaviors.
143: Healthy People 2020.
144: Heart Diseases.
145: Heart Murmur.
146: Heart Valve Disorders.
147: Hemochromatosis.
148: Hemophilia.
149: Hepatitis.
150: Herpes.
151: Hodgkin Disease.
152: HPV (Human Papillomavirus).
153: Hyperlipidemia.
154: Hyperopia.
155: Hypertension (High Blood Pressure).
156: Hypoglycemia.
157: Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure).
158: Hypothyroidism.