Friday, October 3, 2008

The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Williams Syndrome

The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Williams Syndrome:

"This book has been created for parents who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells parents where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to williams syndrome (also Beuren Syndrome; Early Hypercalcemia Syndrome with Elfin Facies; Elfin facies syndrome; Elfin Facies with Hypercalcemia; Fanconi type idiopathic infantile hypercalcemia; Hypercalcemia-Supravalvar Aortic Stenosis), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on williams syndrome. Given parents' increasing sophistication in using the Internet, abundant references to reliable Internet-based resources are provided throughout this sourcebook. Where possible, guidance is provided on how to obtain free-of-charge, primary research results as well as more detailed information via the Internet. E-book and electronic versions of this sourcebook are fully interactive with each of the Internet sites mentioned (clicking on a hyperlink automatically opens your browser to the site indicated)."

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