Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease (CJD)

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UK sources of information and / or support

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CJD Support Network

Provides support to individuals and families concerned with all forms of CJD (Creutzfeld Jakob Disease).

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British Brain and Spine Foundation

Have very good information booklets which you can download, including several on CJD.

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The UK Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit

Monitors the incidence of CJD in the United Kingdom.

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Health Protection Agency

Provides a detailed description of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease as well as numerous links to useful sources of information.

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Department of Health

The Department of Health provides policy and guidance with reference to Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease.

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Patient safety and reduction of risk of transmission of CJD via interventional procedures

A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Patient safety and reduction of risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) via interventional procedures.

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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