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Arthritis Without Pain: The Miracle of Tnf Blockers


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Mai 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The Long-Awaited Breakthrough for Arthritis Pain The miracle of TNF blockers is this: they work. Nearly two of every three patients who try these medications get lasting relief from joint pain and inflammation. Known as biologic DMARDs, these high-tech drugs inhibit the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF), a protein that contributes to joint damage associated with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Arthritis Without Pain examines the science behind the TNF blockers Enbrel., Remicade. and HumiraT, offers practical advice for their use, and explores the real-life experience of patients who take them. Written by noted Dallas rheumatologist Scott J. Zashin, M.D., in collaboration with healthcare writer Laurie Hesser, Arthritis Without Pain gives patients the knowledge to take charge of their arthritis, move past the pain, and get back to a more active life. .Learn about TNF blockers and how they work .Compare TNF blockers with methotrexate and other arthritis drugs .Take a 5-minute self-test to see if you are a candidate for anti-TNF therapy .Understand the differences between Enbrel., Remicade. and HumiraT .Know what to ask before therapy and what to expect during therapy .Gain insight into how biologic drugs are manufactured and why they need special handling .Learn how uninsured/underinsured patients may still have access to these medications .Get tips on living with and traveling with TNF blockers .Read about other patients' experience with these life-changing drugs With the latest information on types of arthritis, standard treatments, lab tests and clinical trials, Arthritis Without Pain is a comprehensive guide to TNF blockers and the state ofarthritis treatment today.
EAN: 9780975406007
ISBN: 0975406000
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SARAH ALLISON PUB CO
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2004
Seitenanzahl: 261 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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