Encyclopedia of Family Health - Vol. 3

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INDEX
Headings and page numbers in bold refer to complete articles. Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations or their captions.
A
acupressure 359
acupuncture 359, 360
adolescence, fainting in 372
alcoholism
cirrhosis and 375
vision and 388
allergies 383, 396, 403
amniocentesis 367
anencephaly 401
angina 348, 419–420, 421
angioplasty 346, 421
anorexia, constipation and 405
arrhythmias 421
art therapy 390
asthma 348
beta-blockers and 419, 420
ataxia 335, 336
atherosclerosis 345, 346, 366, 372, 419–420
athetosis 335, 336
B
barbiturates, overdose of 395
Bell’s palsy 403
beta-blockers 419, 420
bile 366
birth, cesarean 340–342
bladder, cancer of 316
blisters 300, 304, 382
blood-brain barrier 318–319, 334
blood pressure 373
body plethysmography 371
bones
bent 352
vitamin deficiencies and 311
bowel, cancer of 316
brain
coordination and 414, 415
damage and disease of 395
brain death 394
breast-feeding 311
breasts
biopsies of 315
cancer of 315, 316
cosmetic surgery on 424, 425
breath holding 41 3
bronchitis 294–296, 348
brucellosis 297
bruises 298, 319
bunions 299–300
corns over 41 7, 418
burn center 301–302
burns 301, 303–305
burping 306
bursas, prepatellar 307
bursitis 307–309
bypass surgery 346, 420–421
C
calcitonin 311
calcium 310–311
calluses 41 7, 418
cancer 312–317
colon 386
colorectal 386
head and neck 333
capillaries 318–319
carbon monoxide poisoning 395
carcinogens 314
carcinoma-in-situ 339
carcinomas 312
cardiac massage 320–321
carpal tunnel syndrome 322–323
cartilage 324–325
castration complex 397–398
cataracts 326–328
celiac disease 329
cells and chromosomes 330–332
cellular telephones 333–334
cerebral palsy 335–336
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 339
cervical smears (Pap smears) 313, 314, 337, 338
cervicitis 337
cervix and cervical smears 337–339
cancer of 316, 337, 338–339, 374
cesarean birth 340–342
chat room 343–344
chelation therapy 345–346
chemotherapy 312, 314, 316–317
chest 347–348
chicken pox 349–350
child abuse 351–353
child development 354–357
Chinese medicine 358–361
chiropractic 362–364
cholera 365
cholesterol 366
chorionic villus sampling 367–368
chromosomes 331–332
chronic fatigue syndrome 369
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 370–371
circulatory system 372–373
circumcision 374
cirrhosis 375
cleft palate 376, 401
cloning 377–378
clubfoot 379
clumsiness in children 414
cocaine and crack 380–381
cold sores 382
colic 356
colon and colitis 383, 386, 387, 404
colonic irrigation 384–385
colonoscopy 386–387
color blindness 388–389
color therapy 390–391
colostomy 392–393
coma 394–395
common cold 396
complexes and compulsions 397–398
compulsions 397, 398
computerized ultrasound fetal cardiotocography 340
conception 399–400
congenital disorders 401–402
conjunctivitis 403
constipation 385, 404–405
contact lenses 406
contraception 407–411
convalescence 412
convulsions 413
coordination 414–415
cornea 416
corns 417–418
coronary arteries and thrombosis 419–421
coronavirus 396
cosmetics 422–423
cosmetic surgery 424–425
coughing 348, 371, 426
cough syrup 426, 427
counseling 428–430
CT scans (CAT scans) 394
cyanosis 295, 371
cystic fibrosis, detection of 367
cystitis 409
cytoplasm 330, 331
D
dermabrasion 424
desensitization, systematic 398
diabetes 323, 327, 395, 418
diarrhea 385
diet
calcium in 310–311
Chinese 358, 361
cholesterol and 366
during convalescence 412
gluten-free 329
roughage in 404
to avoid coronary disease 421 dieting, constipation and 404, 405
dimercaprol 346
diplegia 336
diverticulitis 384, 386, 404, 405
DMPS chelation 345, 346
DMSA chelation 345, 346
DNA 331, 332
Dolly (sheep) 377
Down syndrome 367, 368, 402
drugs, overdose of 395
E
ears, coordination and 414
eczema, cold sores and 382
EDTA 345–346
eggs 399, 400
elbows, bursitis 307
electroencephalograms (EECs) 394–395
embryos, cloning 377
emphysema 294, 295, 296
encephalitis 336, 395
endorphins 363
enemas 384
epidural injections 342
esophagitis 348
esophagus, cancer of 316
estrogen, the bones and 310
expectorants 426
eyes and eyesight
cosmetic surgery 425
loss of an eye 414
F
face-lifts (rhytidectomy) 424, 425
fainting
in adolescence 372
fats, cholesterol and 366
fertilization 399, 400
fetus, cartilage in 324
fingers, congenital disorders in 401
fire, rescue from 305
food
gluten-free 329
unpasteurized 297
forced expiratory volume (FEV) 296, 371
fractures 310, 347
free radicals 345
Freud, Sigmund 380–381, 397–398
G
galactosemia 327
gardener’s knee 307, 309
gas dilution 371
genes 331
Gestalt therapy 430
gluten 329
Golgi apparatus 331
gout 299, 307
grafting
corneal 416
skin 302, 304
Guthrie test 401
H
hallux valgus 299, 300
hands
compulsive washing of 397, 398
congenital disorders of 401
hay fever 396, 403
health spas 412
heart 347–348
holes in the 402
heart attack (coronary thrombosis) 348, 419, 420
heart block 421
heart disease, avoiding 366
height 324, 397
hematomas 298
hemiplegia 336
hemophilia 367
hemoptysis 371
hemorrhoids, constipation and 405
hepatitis, cirrhosis and 375
herbalism, Chinese 359–360
herpes
cold sores and 382
genital 337, 341
hips, congenital dislocation 402
Hodgkin’s disease 317
housemaid’s knee 307
human chorionic gonadotropin (HCC) 400

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Encyclopedia of Family Health - Vol. 3
Table of contents

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Bronchitis 294
  • Brucellosis 297
  • Bruises 298
  • Bunions 299
  • Burn Center 301
  • Burns 303
  • Burping 306
  • Bursitis 307
  • Calcium 310
  • Cancer 312
  • Capillaries 318
  • Cardiac Massage 320
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 322
  • Cartilage 324
  • Cataracts 326
  • Celiac Disease 329
  • Cells and Chromosomes 330
  • Cellular Telephones 333
  • Cerebral Palsy 335
  • Cervix and Cervical Smears 337
  • Cesarean Birth 340
  • Chat Room 343
  • Chelation Therapy 345
  • Chest 347
  • Chicken Pox 349
  • Child Abuse 351
  • Child Development 354
  • Chinese Medicine 358
  • Chiropractic 362
  • Cholera 365
  • Cholesterol 366
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling 367
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 369
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 370
  • Circulatory System 372
  • Circumcision 374
  • Cirrhosis 375
  • Cleft Palate 376
  • Cloning 377
  • Clubfoot 379
  • Cocaine and Crack 380
  • Cold Sores 382
  • Colon and Colitis 383
  • Colonic Irrigation 384
  • Colonoscopy 386
  • Color Blindness 388
  • Color Therapy 390
  • Colostomy 392
  • Coma 394
  • Common Cold 396
  • Complexes and Compulsions 397
  • Conception 399
  • Congenital Disorders 401
  • Conjunctivitis 403
  • Constipation 404
  • Contact Lenses 406
  • Contraception 407
  • Convalescence 412
  • Convulsions 413
  • Coordination 414
  • Cornea 416
  • Corns 417
  • Coronary Arteries and Thrombosis 419
  • Cosmetics 422
  • Cosmetic Surgery 424
  • Coughing 426
  • Cough Syrup 427
  • Counseling 428
  • Index 431
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