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Living with itch : a patient's guide

Author: Gil Yosipovitch; Shawn G Kwatra
Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Series: Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronic itch can interfere with a person's ability to function, and can even affect quality of life. The authors explain the cascade of physiological events that causes us to experience itch. They describe the many skin diseases and conditions that cause itch, and provide information on preventing, treating, and coping with your condition.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Yosipovitch; Shawn G Kwatra
ISBN: 9781421412337 1421412330
OCLC Number: 842316467
Description: x, 145 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Jeffrey D. Bernhard --
A patient's perspective. Eczema: a lifelong conflict --
Definitions and mechanisms of itch --
Different forms of itch --
Treating itch --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Responsibility: Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., and Shawn G. Kwatra, M.D.

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Patient and parent narratives illustrate how people cope with itch and how, with medical and social support, itch can be managed.  Read more...

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Those seeking support, information, and relief will benefit from this forthright guide. * Publisher's Weekly * Yosipovitch's openness to holistic treatment comes from the recognition that in some Read more...

 
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