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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, cancer, guide, therapy, radiation
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 1998-10
ISBN-10: 0756705177
ISBN-13: 9780756705176

This guide is for patients who are receiving radiation therapy for cancer. It describes what to expect during therapy & offers suggestions for self-care during & after treatment. It explains the two most common types of radiation therapy, external radiation & internal radiation therapy. Information is included about the general effects of treatment & how to deal with specific side effects. The guide also includes: a glossary which defines all the words in bold print, which can help you understand more about your illness, & the roles of the people involved in your treatment. Illustrated.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rev, therapy, hormone, menopausal, facts
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2008-10-01
ISBN-10: 143790484X
ISBN-13: 9781437904840

Menopausal hormone therapy once seemed the answer for many of the conditions women face as they age. It was thought that hormone therapy could ward off heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer, while improving womenżs quality of life. But beginning in July 2002, findings emerged from clinical trials that showed this was not so. In fact, long-term use of hormone therapy poses serious risks and may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. This report discusses those findings and gives an overview of such topics as menopause, hormone therapy, and alternative treatments for the symptoms of me

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, guide, therapy, radiation
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 1993-10-01
ISBN-10: 1568061137
ISBN-13: 9781568061139

Helps the patient know what to expect & how to care for oneself during treatment. Describes external radiation therapy & radiation implants. Includes information on radiation therapy methods & the general effects of treatment. Also has self-help "pointers" for specific side effects. Illustrated.

Author: Jerome Neu
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: theories, therapy, philosophical, psychological, emotions, relationship, spinoza, thought, study, hume, emotion
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 1977
ISBN-10: 0520032888
ISBN-13: 9780520032880

Author: Kathleen King
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: private, insurers’, coverage, medicare, differences, infusion, therapy, home
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936695
ISBN-13: 9781437936698

Infusion therapy -- drug treatment administered intravenously -- was once provided strictly in hospitals. However, clinical developments and emphasis on cost containment have prompted a shift to other settings, including the home. Home infusion requires coordination among providers of drugs, equipment, and skilled nursing care. It describes: (1) coverage of home infusion therapy components under Medicare fee-for-service (FFS); (2) coverage and payment for home infusion therapy by other health insurers -- both commercial plans and Medicare Advantage plans, which provide a private alternative to

Author: Annlee Burch
Publisher: Vault Inc.
Keywords: therapy, physical, guide, career, vault
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 2007-05-25
ISBN-10: 1581314493
ISBN-13: 9781581314496

Physical therapy is a growing area of medical practice encompassing four main components: examination, treatment, consultation and research. This Vault guide will walk you through this burgeoning industry, its career options, discussion of techniques and current trends, from the direct access movement to the increasing emphasis on clinical doctorates for PTs.

Author: Patricia M. Barnes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: adults, among, medicine, alternative, complementary
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2009-01
ISBN-10: 1437905994
ISBN-13: 9781437905991

This report presents selected estimates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among U.S. adults. This report is based on 31,044 interviews of adults age 18 years and over. Statistics shown in this report were age adjusted to the year 2000 U.S. standard population. Results showed that 62% of adults used some form of CAM therapy during the past 12 months when the definition of CAM therapy included prayer specifically for health reasons. When such prayer was excluded from the definition, 36% of adults used some form of CAM therapy during the past 12 months. The most commonly used CA
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