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A parent's guide to cystic fibrosis [electronic resource] / Burton L. Shapiro and Ralph C. Heussner, Jr.

Author/Creator:
Shapiro, Burton L.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c1991.
Series:
University of Minnesota guides to birth and childhood disorders.
University of Minnesota guides to birth and childhood disorders
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (146 p.)
Subjects:
Cystic fibrosis in children -- Popular works.
Children -- Diseases.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Explains the genetic causes and biological effects of cystic fibrosis as well as its social and psychological effects. Includes case histories and personal selections from a "family diary."
Contents:
Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1. The Genetic Blueprint; Chapter 2. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects the Body; Chapter 3. The Respiratory System; Chapter 4. The Digestive System; Chapter 5. Other Systems; Chapter 6. Family Life; Chapter 7. Horizons of Research; A Final Word; Glossary; The Cystic Fibrosis Care Team; Resources; Useful Books; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-116) and index.
Contributor:
Heussner, Ralph C.
ISBN:
0-8166-8238-0
1-4356-0606-X
OCLC:
182732736
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