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Hughes Syndrome [electronic resource] : A Patient’s Guide / by Graham Hughes.

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dc.contributor.author Hughes, Graham. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-01T15:54:08Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-01T15:54:08Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319310299
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/17238
dc.description XI, 93 p. 22 illus., 1 illus. in color.
dc.description.abstract This second edition is a result from a worldwide surge of interest in antiphospholipid syndrome. This disease, also known as Hughes Syndrome, affects all organs of the body including the placenta, and touches all areas of medicine. Many publications have shown that APS causes miscarriage, strokes, heart attacks and teenage epilepsy, as well as being a major, treatable cause of migraine and memory loss. Hughes' Syndrome- A Patient’s Guide, Second Edition, will see many of the illustrations updated as well as an increase in the number of figures within the chapters, to help the reader understand and treat this disease. Although labelled a 'patient's guide', the text and presentation is aimed at a wide spectrum of health care professionals.
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Sticky Blood: the Disease Is Common -- 2. Main Clinical Features -- 3. Clotting in Veins -- 4. Stroke -- 5. Memory Loss and “Alzheimers” -- 6. Headaches, Migraine and Fits -- 7. The Spinal Cord and “Multiple Sclerosis” -- 8. The Heart and Arteries -- 9. Internal Organs -- 10. The “Catastrophic” Antiphospholipid Syndrome -- 11. Pregnancy and Fetal Loss -- 12. Hughes’ Syndrome and Lupus -- 13. Treatment -- 14. The Outlook -- 15. What Blood Tests Do We Use? -- 16. Research -- 17. Background -- 18. An Update -- 19. Further Reading and Websites.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31029-9
dc.subject Medicine.
dc.subject Obstetrics.
dc.subject Cardiology.
dc.subject Hematology.
dc.subject Rheumatology.
dc.subject Neurology.
dc.subject Medicine & Public Health.
dc.subject Rheumatology.
dc.subject Cardiology.
dc.subject Obstetrics/Perinatology.
dc.subject Hematology.
dc.subject Neurology.
dc.subject.ddc 616.723 23
dc.subject.lcc RC927-927.5
dc.subject.other Medicine (Springer-11650)
dc.title Hughes Syndrome [electronic resource] : A Patient’s Guide / by Graham Hughes.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-31029-9
dc.description.edition 2nd ed. 2016.
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-31029-9
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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