Synopses & Reviews
This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to urinary tract infections in adults, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on urinary tract infections in adults. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Urinary Tract Infection: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Urinary Tract Infection; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Urinary Tract Infection; Chapter 5. Books on Urinary Tract Infection; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Urinary Tract Infection; Chapter 7. Physician Guidelines and Databases; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; URINARY TRACT INFECTION GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Acute bacterial nephritis, Acute bladder infection, Acute pyelonephritis, Acute upper urinary tract infection, Acute urinary tract infection(UTI), Bladder infection, Chronic or recurrent UTI, Complicated urinary tract infection, Cystitis, Infection - kidney, Kidney infection, Lobar nephronia, Pyonephrosis, Renal carbuncle, Uncomplicated urinary tract infection, Urinary tract infection.