Resource Types

Abstract (of medical journal article) - Brief overview of a published medical journal article. Written in medical terminology. As noted, full text versions of some may be obtained by contacting medical@lpaonline.org

Full text (of medical journal article) - The entire content (including pictures and graphics) of a medical journal article. Written in medical terminology.

Growth chart - Diagnosis specific chart for used to monitor specific types of growth or development.

Medical Review - Written by medical professional(s) for the general public. 

Resource - Document created for individuals and families with this condition. 

Study - Current research studies pertaining to dwarfism/skeletal dysplasias. 

Support group - Article written by or for a support group (for individuals with dwarfing conditions). Usually in lay terminology.

Web-based (medical) - Article or condition overview written specifically for the Internet in medical terminology.

Web-based (lay) - Article or condition overview written specifically for the Internet in lay terms.