Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease

by Toney Allman

Hardcover(Library Binding)



The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest, information about, treatment and prevent ion. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420506914
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/30/2011
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Introduction: The Challenge of Crohn's Disease 8

Chapter 1 What Is Crohn's Disease? 12

Chapter 2 The Cause of Crohn's Disease 27

Chapter 3 Diagnosis and Treatment of Crohn's Disease 43

Chapter 4 Living with Crohn's Disease 58

Chapter 5 The Future of Crohn's Disease 73

Notes 87

Glossary 93

Organizations to Contact 95

For More information 98

Index 100

Picture Credits 104

About the Author 104

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