This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to raynaud's phenomenon, 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 raynaud's phenomenon. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Raynaud's Phenomenon: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Raynaud's Phenomenon; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Raynaud's Phenomenon; Chapter 5. Patents on Raynaud's Phenomenon; Chapter 6. Books onIcon Group International, Inc. Staff is the author of 'Official Patient's Sourcebook on Raynaud's Phenomenon A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age' with ISBN 9780597835346 and ISBN 0597835349.