Robert Knutzen

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Chronic medical illness not only affects the patient but the entire family. The family system undergoes a tremendous change in focus during the acute illness, with members marshaling their resources to help the ill member. This inward focus is costly, producing profound stress. Often, family communication styles change to protect the family system and prior(More)
Despite ample proof to the contrary, the overwhelming number of health care practitioners still believe that acromegaly is a disease that they will rarely encounter, let alone have to treat. However, the reality is quite a bit different for both doctors and patients. Many of the obvious symptoms and signs of this disease manifest slowly and insidiously. As(More)
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