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Psoriasis - the 'at your fingertips' guide : The At Your Fingertips Guide.

Author/Creator:
Mitchell, Tim.
Publication:
London : Class Publishing (London) Ltd, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (177 pages)
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Psoriasis -- Popular works.
Psoriasis.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Provides practical information on the day-to-day management of psoriasis.
Contents:
Cover
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
1 What is psoriasis?
A family connection?
Is it catching?
Psoriasis and other diseases
Miscellaneous
2 Different types of psoriasis
Types of psoriasis
Psoriatic arthropathy
Cause or effect?
3 What triggers psoriasis and what makes it worse?
Diet
Stress
Other triggers of flare-ups
4 First-line treatments
What sort of treatment?
Moisturisers
Coal tar
Steroids
Vitamin D
Different treatments for different areas
Practical aspects
Treatments for psoriatic arthropathy
5 Second-line treatment
In hospital
Ultraviolet light treatment
Methotrexate
Vitamin A
Ciclosporin
Other tablet treatment
Treatments for psoriatic arthropathy
Other treatments
6 Complementary therapy
Choosing a safe practitioner
Aromatherapy
Reflexology
Chinese herbs
Other herbal remedies
Other approaches
7 Children and psoriasis
Babies and psoriasis
Childhood infections
Children and steroids
Children and psoriatic arthropathy
School problems
8 Feelings, family and friends
Relationships
Feeling 'different'
Feeling embarrassed
Feeling fed up
9 Lifestyle and looks
Clothes
Staining
Cosmetics and personal appearance
Swimming
Other considerations
10 Practical concerns
Money questions
Jobs
The future
More help and information
Glossary
Appendix 1
Useful addresses
Appendix 2
Useful publications
Appendix 3
Tables of products and their if bought over the counter
Appendix 4
Fact sheet on psoriasis
The Psoriasis Association
The Psoriatic Arthropathy Alliance
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Penzer, Rebecca.
Other format:
Print version: Mitchell, Tim Psoriasis - the 'at your fingertips' guide
ISBN:
9781859590232
9781859591178
OCLC:
437163627