NORD Guide to Rare DisordersBook - 2003
NORD Guide to Rare Disorders is a comprehensive, practical, authoritative guide to the diagnosis and management of more than 800 rare diseases. The diseases are discussed in a uniform, easy-to-follow format--a brief description, signs and symptoms, etiology, related disorders, epidemiology, standard treatment, investigational treatment, resources, and references.The book includes a complete directory of orphan drugs, a full-color atlas of visual diagnostic signs, and a Master Resource List of support groups and helpful organizations. An index of symptoms and key words offers physicians valuable assistance in finding the information they need quickly.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2003
Characteristics: lxiv, 895 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Guide to rare disorders