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Muscular Dystrophy.

Author/Creator:
Emery, Alan E. H.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (160 pages)
Edition:
3rd ed.
Series:
The Facts Ser.
The Facts Ser.
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Subjects:
Muscular dystrophy -- Popular works.
Internal medicine.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The muscular dystrophies are a group of genetic diseases that severely affect children and adults. For sufferers and their family, the illness presents enormous physical and psychological challenges. This new edition answers many of the questions asked about how and why it occurs, and how it affects the life of a recently diagnosed child.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Preface to the third edition
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
1 Introduction
2 What is muscular dystrophy?
3 Confirming the diagnosis
4 Different types of muscular dystrophy
5 Treatment
6 Living with muscular dystrophy
7 Education and employment
8 Inheritance and genetic counselling
9 Professional and voluntary support
10 The future
Living with Muscular Dystrophy
Appendices
Appendix 1 Further reading and information
Appendix 2 Patient support groups
Appendix 3 Muscular dystrophy associations and groups in various countries
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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.
Other format:
Print version: Emery, Alan E. H. Muscular Dystrophy
ISBN:
9780191562167
9780199542161
OCLC:
727648501