Screening For Good Health

Screening For Good Health : The Australian Guide to Health Screening and Immunisation

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Screening for Good Health is a practical guide to help you make sense of the hundreds of health messages that we are bombarded with each year. Whether or not there is a family history of a particular illness, screening and immunisation are smart, simple steps anyone can take to counter preventable diseases. Prepared by experts in their field, Screening for Good Health gives an overview of the stages in life, the screening tests and immunisations that are relevant to each age bracket, and the importance of your own record-keeping. An alphabetical listing covers every illness from Alzheimer's Disease through to Osteoporosis to Tuberculosis. For each preventable illness, the entry provides up-to-date information on: its symptoms risk factors disease progression protective lifestyle choices an individual may consider the screening tests available the health services at your disposal, and the treatment available. Also included is a comprehensive travel health section, with a convenient checklist covering all aspects of health protection during travel, and a first-aid guide.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Melbourne University Press Digital
  • Australia
  • 052285933X
  • 9780522859331