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Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome

Under the Sponsorship of The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

Editors: Greenswag, Louise R., Alexander, Randell (Eds.)

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  • The newly revised and thoroughly updated MANAGEMENT OF PRADER-WILLI SYNDROME provides the full range of information needed to both understand and manage this complex disorder. Undertaken with the cooperation of the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of America, this is the most complete resource available on the topic.

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Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome is the first book to provide a comprehensive source of knowledge about Prader-Willi Syndrome and to offer common-sense guidelines for management. It consists of contributions from professionals in many health and allied disciplines who have worked with this special population. The book focuses on clinical, social, familial, and community issues related to care. It is directed to health, education, and other specialists in academic, clinical, and community settings. Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome describes strategies for management which are appropriate to an interdisciplinary approach.

Reviews

From the reviews of the third edition:

"The third edition is a welcome update which includes recent developments in the treatment of PWS … . The layout and illustrations are excellent. … will provide a wealth of information for the geneticist and it will serve as an excellent reference for any healthcare professional, family member or teacher." (Ruth Newbury-Ecob, Human Genetics, Vol. 124, October, 2008)

"This is an excellent … book that cover every aspect and organ system involved in Prader Willi syndrome. … This is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to know more about this syndrome. The prospective audience includes parents, practitioners, and physicians … . This is an essential reference for anyone taking care of a person with Prader-Willi syndrome, whether physician, practitioner, teacher, or parent. It gives excellent and detailed information describing the disease and the problems associated with it." (Pinar Bulut, Doody’s Review Service, March, 2009)


Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome
Book Subtitle
Under the Sponsorship of The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association
Editors
  • Louise R. Greenswag
  • Randell Alexander
Copyright
1988
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association
eBook ISBN
978-1-4684-0316-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4684-0316-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 310
Additional Information
Originally published under: Greenswag,L.R.
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