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Fainting Phenomenon Understanding Why People Faint and What to Do about It

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ISBN-10: 1405148411

ISBN-13: 9781405148412

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Blair P. Grubb

List price: $35.95
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This is a straightforward patient-focused guide to the phenomenon of fainting, its diagnosis and treatment. It covers parallel problems such as orthostatic intolerance, hypotension and chronic fatigue.
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.05" wide x 9.05" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Blair P. Grubb, Blair P. Grubb grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He earned his degree from the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology. He became a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo in 1988. Since then, Grubb has researched the causes of fainting and autonomic nervous system disorders. Grubb has written over 130 scientific papers and was coeditor of a textbook on fainting entitled, "Syncope: Mechanisms and Management," which was published in 1988. In 1994, he received the University of Maryland's Distinguished Alumnus Award and in 1996 received the Medical College's Dean's Award for Teaching…    

About the author
The fainting phenomenon
The normal nervous system
The normal cardiovascular system
Orthostatic intolerance and orthostatic (postural) hypotension
Neurocardiogenic syncope
Postural tachycardia syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome
Other possible causes of fainting
Fainting in children and adolescents and in older people
Diagnosing the underlying causes of fainting
Treating fainting
Wrapping up
Glossary of useful terms