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A TO Z: ABOUT ACNE & ZITS THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO CLEAR SKIN
“This comprehensive handbook provides clear information about the formation and spectrum of acne, and the psychosocial impact of this common skin disease that affects more than
80% of adolescents and young adults. Written by skin disease experts for patients in simple, easy-to-understand language with excellent illustrations, it gives an up-to-date review of the various treatments available. This handbook is a complete guide for all acne sufferers, for them to understand the disease and to equip themselves with essential knowledge of how best to fight acne and prevent scarring.”
– Dr Christina Lim, Family physician

ABOUT THE BOOK
“Now I know my acne can be treated!”

Acne. Zits. Pimples. Whatever you call them, acne is the most common skin complaint among us, especially with teenagers.

The skin disease experts and pharmacists of the National Skin Centre of Singapore have written this complete handbook especially for acne sufferers.
Edited by Associate Professor Chua Sze Hon and Dr Hazel Oon Hwee Boon, this full-colour edition addresses issues such as:
• the nature of acne vulgaris
• aggravating factors and associated conditions
• post-acne blemishes – redness, pigmentation
• scarring – ice-pick, box-car type, rolling, hypertrophic, etc
• myths about acne
• recommended treatments
• strategies for coping with the psychosocial aspects of the disease
• up-to-date research findings
A to Z about Acne & Zits – The Complete Guide to Clear Skin is an invaluable guide for anyone suffering from acne.

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Acne: Facts And Tips For Clean Skin

Pimples. Zits. Whatever you call them, acne is the most common skin complaint among us, especially with teenagers.

Apart from the pain and discomfort caused by pus-filled eruptions on the skin, sufferers of acne do not have an easy time, struggling with oily skin, deep scars caused by improper handling (picking and squeezing), and self-consciousness leading to poor self-esteem.

The doctors, medical social counsellors and skin disease experts of the National Skin Centre of Singapore have written this handbook specially for acne sufferers. Edited by Professor Goh Chee Leok and Dr Chua Sze Hon, this full colour edition addresses issues such as :

  • the nature of acne vulgaris
  • aggravating factors and associated conditions
  • types of scarring - box-car, rolling, keloidal, etc.
  • myths about acne
  • recommended treatments
  • conventional and alternative therapies
  • strategies for coping with the psychosocial aspects of the disease and the latest research findings.

Acne: Facts And Tips For Clean Skin is an invaluable guide for anyone suffering from acne.


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Ageing with Grace (Chinese) - Εt €ŒhKŒ
优雅老年:看护者完全手册》是一本全面的看护工作指南。它提 供实用方法、全面的信息与支援。身为一位看护者,你可以从 中更好地了解年长者目前所面对的问题,预见未来的挑战,并 为接下来的历程做好准备。年长者可以继续过着有意义和充实 的生活,而你也能安心的照顾亲人的需要。

本书包含:
• 超过40位医疗保健专业人员的献稿
• 管理年长者的慢性病、失智症、预防跌倒、疼痛治疗、慈怀护理,
以及自我护理等方面的建议
• “贴士一览”:网罗重要资料
• 照片:明确说明如何一步一步进行运动、饮食计划、导尿管护理等
• 实用资源

目录:
[第1部: 预防性老年医学] 1 准备好迎接改变 | 1.1 为退休做好准备 | 1.2 财务管理|1.3 体检|1.4 注射疫苗 |1.5 预防跌倒 | 1.6开车与出行 || 2 身体健康 | 2.1 吃得健康 | 2.2 运动 | 2.3 骨骼与骨质疏松症 | 2.4 皮肤护理 | 2.5 口腔护理 | 2.6 足部护理 | 2.7 感官障碍 | 2.8 慢 性病 || 3 社交、心灵与心理健康 | 3.1 情绪 | 3.2心理 | 3.3 社交 | 3.4 心灵 | | 4 实用的文书项目 | 4.1 遗嘱 | 4.2持久授权书(LPA)| 4.3 预先医疗指示(AMD)| 4.4 预先护理计划(ACP) [第2部: 面临衰弱] 5 常见健康问题 | 5.1 失智症与谵妄症| 5.2 跌倒与 平衡感 | 5.3 尿失禁 | 5.4 慢性疼痛 || 6 看护工作重要事项 | 6.1 营 养 | 6.2 吞咽 | 6.3 药物管理 | 6.4 肠道护理 | 6.5 皮肤与伤口护理 ||7 入院与复健 | 7.1 降低功能退化风险 | 7.2 物理治疗 | 7.3 职能治 疗与家居改进 | 7.4 辅助器与仪器 || 8 居家护理 | 8.1 居家护理服务 | 8.2 舒缓看护者压力 [第3部: 生命终站] 9 重要事项 | 9.1 临终过程 | 9.2 人工营养与水分 | 9.3 疼痛与鸦片类止痛剂 | 9.4 看护者自我护理 || 10 临终关怀 | 10.1 临终关怀 | 10.2 临终前出院 | 10.3 弥留之际

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Ageing with Grace -The Complete Caregiver's Guide
“This unique resource is a collection of information, experience and professional advice that is thoughtfully designed to assist the caregivers throughout the entire journey of caregiving, beginning from positive and active ageing, managing functional and medical frailty, right through to end-of-life issues where there is an appropriate shift in the goals of care towards comfort and dignity.”
— Associate Professor Chin Jing Jih Director, Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing
Divisional Chairman, Division of Integrative and Community Care
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

"Ageing with Grace: The Complete Caregiver’s Guide" is a handbook on holistic caregiving that offers practical tools, comprehensive information and support. It helps the caregiver to better understand the current issues of the older adult, anticipate future challenges, and be well prepared for the journey ahead. The older adult can continue to lead a meaningful and fulfilling life. The caregiver too, will be able to find peace of mind as he tends to his loved one.

This book contains:
• Contributions from over 40 multi-disciplinary health care professionals
• Advice on various aspects, from managing the older adult’s chronic diseases, dementia, fall prevention, wound care and terminal discharge, to self-care for the caregiver
• Quick tips – essential information at a glance
• Clear step-by-step instructions with photographs – in the areas of exercise, diet planning, urinary catheter management and many more
• List of helpful resources in the community

Beating The Blues - Getting A Grip On Depression

Beating the Blues is a book every person should read. It is not just for people who suffer from depression, but also for those who are helping sufferers of this debilitating illness. Depression, like death, is no respecter of persons. It can affect anyone, anytime, any place - for all sorts of reasons, in various life seasons. Even children and youth are susceptible. It is a serious problem, and must not be ignored.

In this book, learn about the causes of depression and what you can do to find appropriate help - from medication "talk therapy" to alternative treatments. Glean from the reflective insights of this professional team of mental health caregivers, and learn how it is possible to beat the blues.


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Delusions, Possession Or Imagination?

This book is for people who suffer from psychosis, for those who live with someone with the illness, and for those who need to learn more about psychosis. They include doctors, teachers and other educationists, counsellors, and welfare and social workers who work with young people. This book gives:

  • information on the causes, symptoms and treatment of psychosis
  • a holistic case management approach
  • tips on how to stay well and avoid a relapse
  • tips on problem-solving and caregiving
  • personal accounts that offer us a window into psychotic's lonely inner world
  • generally held myths and misconceptions about psychosis
  • useful contacts for help and information

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Doctor, I Have Cancer. Can You Help Me? (Chinese)

"Doctor, I have cancer. Can you help me?" This is a question that Dr Ang Peng Tiam has heard numerous times over the course of his distinguished career as one of Asia's leading oncologists.

This book shows the human face of cancer, relating the journey of a dozen patients - facing their diagnoses, struggling with medical jargon, trying alternative therapies and, a for few, finding out how many months they have left to do everything they had always wanted. Some beat the odds, others don't. But their stories reveal hope, strength and, ultimately, grace in the face of despair. Written simply and compassionately, with characteristic humour and a rare insight into his patients' lives, Dr Ang explains the truth behind the many medical aspects of cancer and demonstrates that medicine is not only about finding a cure, but beating the disease - on our own terms.


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Doctor, I Have Cancer. Can You Help Me? (English)

"Doctor, I have cancer. Can you help me?" This is a question that Dr Ang Peng Tiam has heard numerous times over the course of his distinguished career as one of Asia's leading oncologists.

This book shows the human face of cancer, relating the journey of a dozen patients - facing their diagnoses, struggling with medical jargon, trying alternative therapies and, a for few, finding out how many months they have left to do everything they had always wanted. Some beat the odds, others don't. But their stories reveal hope, strength and, ultimately, grace in the face of despair. Written simply and compassionately, with characteristic humour and a rare insight into his patients' lives, Dr Ang explains the truth behind the many medical aspects of cancer and demonstrates that medicine is not only about finding a cure, but beating the disease - on our own terms.


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Don't Gamble Your Life Away! - HELP FOR PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLERS

Gambling is a recreational activity common in cultures all over the world. For most people, gambling is a relaxing pastime with few negative consequences. The problem starts when gamblers lose control and bet money they cannot afford to lose – and in the process sacrifice their job, family, friends, and even their life. When does gambling become a problem? What are the warning signals to look out for? Can a gambling addict recover and take control of his life again?

This book, the first written locally on problem gambling, addresses the concerns of gamblers and their families, with comprehensive sections on:

  • Understanding pathological gambling
  • Treatment methods
  • Impact on the family
  • Community resources and helplines

This book also contains real-life stories of people who have battled gambling addiction and are making their journey towards recovery.


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Eczema: Relief From Atopic Dermatitis

"An itch that erupts, not an eruption that itches."

That is the nasty reputation of atopic dermatitis, better known as eczema. Not only must sufferers resist the constant urge to scratch, they have to put up with all the other downsides of this too frequently encountered skin disease: unsightly patches of dry, thickened and damaged skin, neverending applications of steroid creams, avoidance of favourite foods.

The National Skin Centre of Singapore has put together this handbook specially for sufferers and non-sufferers alike. Written by its pool of doctors and medical social counsellors, and edited by Professor Goh Chee Leok and Dr Chua Sze Hon, this full-colour edition addresses issues like:

  • the nature of atopic dermatitis
  • factors that aggravate it and associated conditions
  • signs, symptoms and possible complications
  • available treatments
  • conventional and alternative therapies
  • strategies for coping with the psychosocial aspects of the disease
  • the latest research findings

Eczema: Relief From Atopic Dermatitis is the book that will make atopic dermatitis easy to handle.


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