Baker & Taylor
"Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, the Answers You Need is the definitive guide for everyone concerned with the disease-those who have MS and those who share their lives with someone who has it. It covers a wide range of topics in an accessiblequestion and answer format that allows people to easily find the information they need while providing a model of successful communication with healthcare providers. The contributors are leading authorities in all areas of multiple sclerosis management,who proffer expert answers to the most common questions about living with MS-medical, emotional, social, and economic - and represents a interdisciplinary approach to the disease. The books' goal is to help those with MS and their families formulate questions to ask their healthcare providers so they can manage life with MS. the chapters cover topics ranging from neurology and treatment to emotional, sexual, and employment issues. Introductory material is followed by a series of questions most often asked of the authors in their work with MS. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout. All the chapters have been reviewed and revamped. The book provides the most current information on Multiple Sclerosis including a review of the controversy surrounding Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCVSI) and Multiple Sclerosis, discussion of the first two pills in development for Multiple Sclerosis (up to this point all Multiple Sclerosis treatment have been injectable), new information on the drug Tysabri, and discussion of other newly developed drugs and drugs that currently under development"--Perseus Publishing
The third edition of this classic guide to multiple sclerosis continues to be the definitive guide for anyone concerned with this disease ? those who have MS, those who share their lives with someone who has it, and all health care professionals involved with its management. It covers a wide range of topics in a question and answer format reflecting the collaborative relationship between people with MS and their health care professionals. The contributors are leading authorities in all areas of multiple sclerosis management, addressing frequently asked questions encountered in the course of their work with MS. These questions provide a model and a vocabulary for those uncertain what questions to ask or how to ask them, and makes it possible for readers to easily find information about specific topics and questions based on their individual needs. Each chapter contains a list of references and recommended reading for those interested in pursuing more detailed information on a particular topic. The guide also contains a comprehensive glossary of commonly used terms as well as an extensive section on treatments, including descriptions of each of the medications commonly used in the treatment of MS and the management of its symptoms.Book News
Written for people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, this book answers specific questions about living with MS. The 16 chapters discuss physical and occupational therapy, speech and voice disorders, swallowing, cognition, psychosocial issues, sexuality, fertility, employment, insurance, and life planning. The third edition covers new treatment options and updates resources. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)Blackwell North Amer
This brand-new third edition of this classic guide to multiple sclerosis continues to be the definitive guide for everyone concerned with this disease.
Each chapter contains a list of references and recommended reading for readers interested in pursuing more detailed information on a particular topic. The guide also contains a comprehensive glossary of all terms commonly used in MS management, as well as a list of relevant resources. An extensive section on treatments includes descriptions of each of the medications commonly used in the treatment of MS and the management of its symptoms.