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ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED, STRAIGHT FROM THE EXPERTS

The Facts series offers clear, straightforward, and practical advice about a range of medical conditions and topics.

The mass of medical information now available can be bewildering, and it can be difficult to know which sources to trust. For patients and their carers wishing to go beyond the information available from busy doctors, or simply not sure of the right questions to ask, The Facts series offers a clear path through a maze of conflicting advice.

Every title is written by a specialist in the field, so the reader can be sure that the information offered is reliable, authoritative and balanced. The experts cover all the most frequently-asked questions, from background information to treatment options, terminology, how daily life will be affected, and where to go for more help.

Designed to be accessible to patients and their families, The Facts books are also ideal for healthcare professionals of all levels who are looking for brief, practical reviews to help them in advising their patients.

"...this book is highly useful and deserves the interest of (COPD) patients, their families and their carers...all the important and practical aspects of COPD are covered...this concise book...may help, in some way, to reduce the burden of COPD in the community at large, and the author should be congratulated for the quality of this contribution." - European Respiratory Review

"The authors have packed a huge amount of information into a small, neat book that's patient-friendly and accessible. I just wish I'd been able to read it all those years ago." - Maeve Binchy, Daily Mail, on Osteoarthritis: The Facts

"This isn't a 'soft' book...that holds the hand of the reader from diagnosis to treatment...it's dry, full of medical studies and hits you with facts. But don't let this put you off. Full of...the latest research into therapies, it's well worth persevering with." - Ros Holness, Daily Mail, on Stroke: The Facts

"THE definitive book on pill use for the consumer... and the professional." - Family Planning Today, on The Pill: The Facts

"The book provides an excellent guide for patients on the cause, classification and treatment of asthma, and useful guidance on the self-management of the condition." - Ian Pavord, Asthma UK, on Asthma: The Facts

"This excellent book covers the whole range of eating disorders from anorexia to obesity...all possible causes for the conditions are described and discussed...Anyone concerned with eating disorders would benefit from this book." - Youthinmind.co.uk, on Eating Disorders: The Facts

"You couldn't ask for a better book on this disease." - Journal of the Muscular Dystrophy Assocation, on Myotonic Dystrophy: The Facts

"This book is to be welcomed. It provides concise, helpful, and practical information for the lay person or their carer on the reasons why we tend to fall as we age and how the risk of falling can be reduced." - From the foreword by Pamela Holmes, Help the Aged, on Falls: The Facts

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ADHD

Second Edition

£12.99

Mark Selikowitz

9780199565030
Paperback
09 July 2009
The Facts Series

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Alcoholism

Fourth Edition

£11.99

Ann M. Manzardo, Donald W. Goodwin, Jan L. Campbell, Elizabeth C. Penick, William F. Gabrielli, Jr.

9780199231393
Paperback
03 July 2008
The Facts Series

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Alzheimer's and other Dementias

£14.99

Julian C. Hughes

9780199596553
Paperback
22 September 2011
The Facts Series

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Angina and Heart Attack

£11.99

Phil Jevon

9780199599288
Paperback
26 January 2012
The Facts Series

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

£15.99

Muhammad Asim Khan

9780192632821
Paperback
11 July 2002
The Facts Series

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Asthma

£9.99

S. Hasan Arshad, K. Suresh Babu

9780199211265
Paperback
09 October 2008
The Facts Series

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Autism and Asperger Syndrome

£9.99

Simon Baron-Cohen

9780198504900
Paperback
29 May 2008
The Facts Series

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Back Pain

£12.99

John Lee, Suzanne Brook, Clare Daniel

9780199561070
Paperback
25 June 2009
The Facts Series

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Borderline Personality Disorder

£13.99

Roy Krawitz, Wendy Jackson

9780199202966
Paperback
31 January 2008
The Facts Series

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Breast Cancer

£9.99

Christobel Saunders, Sunil Jassal

9780199558698
Paperback
25 June 2009
The Facts Series

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Second Edition

£14.99

Frankie Campling, Michael Sharpe

9780199233168
Paperback
03 July 2008
The Facts Series

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

£12.99

Graeme P. Currie

9780199563685
Paperback
05 March 2009
The Facts Series

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Cosmetic Surgery

£11.99

Norman Waterhouse

9780199218820
Paperback
13 March 2008
The Facts Series

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Cystic Fibrosis

Fourth Edition

£14.99

Anne Thomson, Ann Harris

9780199295807
Paperback
04 September 2008
The Facts Series

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Depression

Second Edition

£14.99

Danuta Wasserman

9780199602933
Paperback
17 November 2011
The Facts Series

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Diabetes

£12.99

David Matthews, Niki Meston, Pam Dyson, Jenny Shaw, Laurie King, Aparna Pal

9780199232666
Paperback
19 June 2008
The Facts Series

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Down Syndrome

Third Edition

£9.99

Mark Selikowitz

9780199232772
Paperback
29 May 2008
The Facts Series

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Dyslexia and other learning difficulties

Third Edition

£14.99

Mark Selikowitz

9780199691777
Paperback
05 July 2012
The Facts Series

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Eating Disorders: The Facts

Seventh Edition

£13.99

Suzanne Abraham

9780198715603
Paperback
03 December 2015
The Facts Series

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Epilepsy

Third Edition

£12.99

Richard Appleton, Tony Marson

9780199233687
Paperback
29 January 2009
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