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    Hepatitis C (Oxford American Infectious Disease Library) (Paperback) Edited by Donald M. Jensen, Edited by Nancy Reau

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    DescriptionRapid and profound changes are taking place in the field of hepatitis C therapeutics. More than ever, these changes necessitate a current, clinically pertinent review of the broader scope of hepatitis C, including its epidemiology, diagnosis, natural history, and clinical features. This handbook provides that concise survey of the field. Acute and chronic hepatitis C are addressed as are important new treatment options for hepatitis C, management of side effects, and a convenient summary of clinical trials on the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. Part of the Oxford American Infectious Disease Library, this evidence-based clinical resource will appeal to clinicians directly involved in the care of patients with hepatitis C.

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    Hepatitis C
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Donald M. Jensen, Edited by Nancy Reau
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 139 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 260 g
    ISBN 13: 9780199844296
    ISBN 10: 0199844291

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26940
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: MED031000
    DC22: 616.3623
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MJJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED022090
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.3/623
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 616.3623
    LC classification: RC848.H425 H4628 2011
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/CLINAS
    Thema V1.0: MJCJ, MJJ
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    22 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Nancy Reau is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Center for Liver Disease, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Review quote
    In the vast field of the publications on hepatitis C, a book like this is sorely needed. The authors have succeeded in writing a meaningful, user-friendly guide to hepatitis C... The book covers may subjects, from basic virology, epidemiology, and diagnostic testing to treatment and dealing with side effects of the antiviral drugs. The information is condensed but well organized, so readers are not overwhelmed. Cezarina Mindru for Doody's, July 2013
    Table of contents
    1. Basic Virology ; 2. Epidemiology of Hepatitis ; 3. Natural History of Hepatitis ; 4. Diagnostic Testing ; 5. Pathology of Viral Hepatitis ; 6. Acute Hepatitis ; 7. Chronic Hepatitis ; 8. Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis ; 9. Hepatitis C in Liver Transplantation ; 10. Treatment of Hepatitis ; 11. Side Effect Management of Peginterferon and Ribavirin ; 12. Hepatitis C in Special Populations ; 13. New Treatments: Telaprevir and Boceprevir ; 14. HCV Directly Acting Antiviral Therapies ; (Other than Boceprevir and Telaprevir) ; 15. Lexicon of Trials for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C ; Appendix 197