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The Resource Beating Lyme : understanding and treating this complex and often misdiagnosed disease, Constance A. Bean with Lesley Ann Fein

Beating Lyme : understanding and treating this complex and often misdiagnosed disease, Constance A. Bean with Lesley Ann Fein

Label
Beating Lyme : understanding and treating this complex and often misdiagnosed disease
Title
Beating Lyme
Title remainder
understanding and treating this complex and often misdiagnosed disease
Statement of responsibility
Constance A. Bean with Lesley Ann Fein
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lyme disease remains one of our most elusive and misunderstood illnesses. Frequently misdiagnosed, it is the fastest growing infectious disease in America
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.9/246
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC155.5
LC item number
.B43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Beating Lyme : understanding and treating this complex and often misdiagnosed disease, Constance A. Bean with Lesley Ann Fein
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0805/2008012699.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-276) and index
Contents
The hidden epidemic -- "Have we always had Lyme?" Discovering infectious disease, environmental change, and the surge of Lyme disease -- Discovering Lyme disease -- "Is it chronic fatigue syndrome?" "Is it fibromyalgia?" Diagnosis of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases -- "There must be tests" -- "If it isn't Lyme, what is it?" The consequences of not diagnosing Lyme disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, lupus, and more -- "Where are the doctors?" The politics of Lyme -- "Will I ever get well?" Treating persistent Lyme disease: the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction -- Living with persistent Lyme disease: insurance and lifestyle issues -- "What about antibiotic resistance?" "Aren't antibiotics dangerous?" Antibiotics used for treating Lyme disease -- "What do the studies say?" The experts speak -- "Whatever happened to the Lyme vaccine?" Lessons learned about medical research -- Preventing Lyme disease: what to do after a tick bite : it's more than tucking your pants into your socks
Control code
ocn183265128
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 286 p.
Isbn
9780814409442
Lccn
2008012699
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)183265128
Label
Beating Lyme : understanding and treating this complex and often misdiagnosed disease, Constance A. Bean with Lesley Ann Fein
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0805/2008012699.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-276) and index
Contents
The hidden epidemic -- "Have we always had Lyme?" Discovering infectious disease, environmental change, and the surge of Lyme disease -- Discovering Lyme disease -- "Is it chronic fatigue syndrome?" "Is it fibromyalgia?" Diagnosis of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases -- "There must be tests" -- "If it isn't Lyme, what is it?" The consequences of not diagnosing Lyme disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, lupus, and more -- "Where are the doctors?" The politics of Lyme -- "Will I ever get well?" Treating persistent Lyme disease: the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction -- Living with persistent Lyme disease: insurance and lifestyle issues -- "What about antibiotic resistance?" "Aren't antibiotics dangerous?" Antibiotics used for treating Lyme disease -- "What do the studies say?" The experts speak -- "Whatever happened to the Lyme vaccine?" Lessons learned about medical research -- Preventing Lyme disease: what to do after a tick bite : it's more than tucking your pants into your socks
Control code
ocn183265128
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 286 p.
Isbn
9780814409442
Lccn
2008012699
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)183265128

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