Hepatitis (Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders) By Jacqueline Langwith Number Of Pages: 162 Publication Date: 2009-12-11 ISBN-10: 0737745533 ISBN-13: 9780737745535
The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Perspectives on 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 about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary viewpoints, bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.
Subjects of the book Hepatitis (Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders):
CHAPTER 1 Understanding Hepatitis VIEWPOINT 1 An Overview of Hepatitis VIEWPOINT 2 Hepatitis A Causes a Short-Lived but Potentially Serious Disease VIEWPOINT 3 Hepatitis B Is One of the Most Common Chronic Infectious Diseases VIEWPOINT 4 Hepatitis C Can Go Undetected for Years VIEWPOINT 5 Hepatitis D Has Little Public Awareness VIEWPOINT 6 A New Hepatitis B Vaccine May Help Those in the Developing World VIEWPOINT 7 Hepatitis C Is the Number One Reason for Liver Transplants
CHAPTER 2 Controversies Surrounding Hepatitis VIEWPOINT 1 Treating Prisoners with Hepatitis C Is Cost Effective VIEWPOINT 2 Treating All Prisoners with Hepatitis C May Not Be Feasible VIEWPOINT 3 Health Care Workers Should Be Tested for Hepatitis C VIEWPOINT 4 Health Care Workers Should Not Be Tested for Hepatitis C VIEWPOINT 5 The Hepatitis B Vaccine Causes Multiple Sclerosis VIEWPOINT 6 The Hepatitis B Vaccine Does Not Cause Multiple Sclerosis VIEWPOINT 7 Chimpanzees Are Needed for Research on Hepatitis and Other Diseases VIEWPOINT 8 Chimpanzees Should Not Be Used for Hepatitis Research
CHAPTER 3 Personal Stories About Hepatitis VIEWPOINT 1 A Musician Battles Hepatitis VIEWPOINT 2 An Officer with Hepatitis C Waits for a Liver Transplant VIEWPOINT 3 Life Is Difficult for Chinese Living with Hepatitis B