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Pituitary Patient Resource Guide 6th Edition Print
Pituitary Patient Resource Guide


 
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Information is comfort.
Information is power.
Information can save your life.
~Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medalist

Due to the high cost of printing this publication in color the Pituitary Network Association regretfully has to increase the price of this product. Our initial funding for this publication has been exhausted and we cannot continue supplement the additional costs. The information contained in the book is priceless and well worth the cost. However, we realize that lower costs are better for our members. We are diligently working to find an alternative lower cost solution. In the meantime, we are offering a PDF version of the Pituitary Patient Resource Guide Sixth Edition to get information about the PDF version click here.

The Pituitary Patient Resource Guide Sixth Edition is a one of a kind publication intended as an invaluable source of information not only for patients but also their families, physicians and all health care providers. The PPRG contains information on symptoms, proper testing, how to get a diagnosis and the treatment options that are available. It also includes Pituitary Network Associations patient resource listings for expert medical care in the field of pituitary medicine.

This book provides the guidance you need to confidently and effectively take a more active role in improving and maintaining yours or a loved one’s health and seeking out the best medical help when needed. Taking charge requires educating yourself about your condition and learning communication skills that enable you to describe your symptoms to your doctor, ask questions, and negotiate treatment options. Practical steps to improve both your relationships with medical caregivers and develop a method of constructive medical decision-making.
The Pituitary Network Association along with pituitary experts worldwide compiled information into one easy to read format for pituitary patients and their families.
Reviews
  • "This sixth edition of the Pituitary Patient Resource Guide is a "must have" source of invaluable information for patients with pituitary disorders, for their families, and for their physicians and other health care providers. The 6th edition is up to date and pertinent. It provides a wealth of information for patients and interested parties, and offers excellent guidance with regard to strategies for achieving optimal diagnosis and care for pituitary disorders.

    It is evident that problems with the pituitary gland may present in many different ways, most of which have serious impact upon the patient and his or her family. They are often difficult to diagnose, and expert diagnosis, appropriate medical, surgical, and adjunctive therapies are essential to achieving successful outcomes. With the material available in this guide, intelligent choices can be made, the correct questions can be asked and answered, and we are confident that numerous patients and families will be benefited."

    Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS, FAANS
    Professor of Neurosurgery
    Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA



    "Through my many experiences with life-threatening illnesses, and quality-of-life threatening illnesses I know the importance of information.

    Information is comfort.
    Information is power.
    Information can save your life.

    When it comes to Pituitary/Hormonal issues, where does one get the information they need? The Pituitary Patient Resource Guide is the only place to get the information you need to truly face these many diseases. It is amazing to me that for an issue this large, there are no other places to get the comfort and/or power to save, not just the quality of your life, but maybe your life itself.

    Pituitary disease is a unique science, so much so that I would almost consider it an art form. Each patient is different, so finding the right physician is crucial to achieving the best quality of life."

    Scott Hamilton
    Olympic Gold Medalist

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