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Author Zonderman, Jon

Title Understanding Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis / Jon Zonderman and Ronald Vender
Published Jackson, Miss. : University Press of Mississippi, ©2000

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 116 pages) : illustrations
Series Understanding health and sickness series
Understanding health and sickness series.
Contents Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Diagnosing Inflammatory Bowel Disease; 2. How the Healthy Digestive System Works; 3. How and Why the Digestive System Malfunctions in People with Crohn Disease or Ulcerative Colitis; 4. Living with the Condition; 5. Treatment; 6. The Mind/Body Connection; 7. The Search for a Cure; Appendices; Note to the Readers; Glossary; Index
Summary Written from a patient's perspective, this book provides timely information about how to obtain and maintain the highest quality of life possible while living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis--together known as inflammatory bowel disease--are chronic illnesses of unknown origin. The inflammation within the intestinal tract (within the colon in ulcerative colitis, and anywhere from the mouth to the anus in Crohn disease) leads to some or all of the following clinical symptoms--diarrhea (with or without blood), abdominal pain, fever, and fatigue. The di
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107) and index
Notes English
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Subject Inflammatory bowel diseases -- Popular works
Crohn's disease.
Ulcerative colitis.
Inflammatory bowel diseases.
Crohn Disease
Colitis, Ulcerative
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Ulcerative colitis
Crohn's disease
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Crohn-Krankheit
Ratgeber
Genre/Form Popular works
Form Electronic book
Author Vender, Ronald
LC no. 99052483
ISBN 0585402469
9780585402468
9781604730265
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9781282485037
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9781578062034
9786612484728
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9781282484726