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Title Your child with inflammatory bowel disease : a family guide for caregiving / North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition ; editors-in-chief, Maria Oliva-Hemker, David Ziring, Athos Bousvaros.

Publication Info. Baltimore [Md.] : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  618.92344 YOU    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction to IBD. An overview of inflammatory bowel disease ; IBD causes and risk factors ; Why is it so difficult to diagnose IBD? -- Diagnosing IBD. The symptoms of IBD ; How to prepare for a visit to your child's IBD doctor ; Office visits and procedures for children with IBD ; Laboratory testing ; Imaging studies ; Endoscopic exams -- Treating IBD. Medications ; Surgery ; Managing specific problems ; The role of nutrition -- Living with IBD. Family life ; Different ages, different issues ; Complying with treatment ; School days ; Insurance and other financial issues -- As a child grows up. Transitions from school to work and independent living ; Transitions from pediatric to adult health care providers -- Additional information. Complementary and alternative medicine ; Where to get additional help and information ; Frequently asked questions -- Appendix. A guide to IBD medications by trade name, generic name, and medication class.
Subject Inflammatory bowel diseases.
Gastroenteritis in children.
Added Author Oliva-Hemker, Maria.
Ziring, David.
Bousvaros, Athos.
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
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