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Hepatitis (Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders)


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

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