Explaining Cystic Fibrosis

Author(s): Jillian Powell

Social Issues | Health and Nutrition | Human Body

The Explaining series looks at a range of conditions, illnesses and disabilities that affect children and adults all over the world. The books explain why they occur, how they are diagnosed, how they affect people and how they can be treated. Explaining: Cystic Fibrosis will help you understand what cystic fibrosis is and how it affects people. Case studies illustrate what is like to live with cystic fibrosis and how people with the condition manage it to live full and happy lives.

PUBLICATION JANUARY 2014

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Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues. Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.

What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis: a brief history What causes cystic fibrosis? Screening and diagnosis The effects of cystic fibrosis How is cystic fibrosis managed? The cystic fibrosis team Infections and illness A special diet Clearing the airways Physical exercise Cystic fibrosis and families Cystic fibrosis at school Growing up with cystic fibrosis New treatments The future Glossary Further information Index

General Fields

  • : 9781445117744
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Franklin Watts Ltd
  • : 0.21
  • : September 2013
  • : 265x209mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jillian Powell
  • : Paperback
  • : 616.372
  • : 48