Treating IBD: A Patient's Guide by Brandt 1989
Treating IBD: A Patient's Guide to the Medical and Surgical Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Lawrence J. Brandt (Author), Penny Steiner-Grossman (Editor), Raven Press, 1989.
Medical · Non-fiction
Written specifically for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), this book provides a clear explanation of current medical & surgical therapies. Its up-to-date coverage includes discussions on advances in nutritional care, new drugs, new surgical alternatives to ileostomy for ulcerative colitis, and new surgical procedures for Crohn's disease. The section on medical therapy covers newer medications and discusses the management of complications and the treatment of IBD in pregnant women, children, and older people. The section on supportive treatments covers nutritional management, psychotherapy, patient support groups, and genetic counseling.
Secure binding with clean pages & light cover wear. 201 pages.