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Pituitary Patient Resource Guide Fifth Edition eBook-Kindle



 
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The Pituitary Patient Resource Guide 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.  It contains information on symptoms, proper testing, how to get a diagnosis, and the treatment options that are available. It also includes Pituitary Network Association’s patient resource listings for expert medical care.

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. Due to the rapidly changing advancements in medicine, it is agreed that the best format for the publication would be an eBook. Having this publication available as an eBook will allow us the opportunity to update the information as medical breakthroughs occur so that we are always offering patients the latest and most useful information.

This is an eBook, MOBI file compatible with Kindle and Kindle fire.

If you do not have an electronic device with an eReader you should purchase the PDF version PPRG5-PDF which is readable on most devices.
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  • Table of Contents
  • SECTION ONE: INTRODUCTION
  • SECTION TWO: SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS OF PITUITARY DISEASE
  • Chapter One: Types of Pituitary Disorders and their Manifestations
  • Chapter Two: The Diagnosis of Pituitary Diseases
  • Chapter Three: Mental and Physical Complications of Pituitary Disease
  • Chapter Four: Common Issues for Women
  • Chapter Five: Common Issues for Children
  • Chapter Six: Common Issues for Men
  • Chapter Seven: Testing
  • SECTION THREE: TREATMENT OF PITUITARY TUMORS
  • Chapter One: Medical Options
  • Chapter Two: Surgical Options
  • Chapter Three: Radiotherapy Options
  • Chapter Four: Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • SECTION FOUR: LONG-TERM CARE
  • SECTION FIVE: THE PATIENTS’ EXPERIENCE WITH PITUITARY DISORDERS
  • SECTION SIX: PATIENT RESOURCES
  • Chapter One: Physician and Hospital Listings
  • Chapter Two: Additional Help and Resources

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