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The Fainting Phenomenon

Understanding Why People Faint and What to do about It

Wiley, J,
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Fainting, the sudden and often unpredictable loss of consciousness,can be a frightening experience. While often benign, fainting cansometimes be the sign of serious illness. Recurrent fainting cansignificantly disrupt a person's life, and make them prone toinjury and, on occasion, death.
The Fainting Phenomenon, Second Edition is a valuableinformation resource for anyone whose life is affected byfainting.
Written for the layperson, this book will help you:
* * Understand the different reasons why people faint and theirsignificance
* Seek proper medical attention and treatment
* Deal with related conditions such as Postural TachycardiaSyndrome and Orthostatic Hypertension
This is an indispensable and reassuring guide for parents,families and care givers.

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Titel: The Fainting Phenomenon
Autoren/Herausgeber: Blair P. Grubb
Ausgabe: 2. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781405181303

Seitenzahl: 144
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Blair P Grubb, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatricsat the Medical College of Ohio, in Toledo. A native of Baltimore,Maryland, Dr Grubb joined the Medical College's faculty in1988, after completing training in cardiovascular disease andelectrophysiology at Pennsylvania State University. He has beeninvolved in research into the causes of fainting and automaticnervous system disorders since 1988.
Dr Grubb has written well over 130 scientific papers and isco-editor of a textbook for physicians on fainting (Syncope:Mechanisms and Management 2E, Published June 2005). He received theUniversity of Maryland's Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1994and the Medical College's Dean's Award for Teachingexcellence in 1996.

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