Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

New Hope and Practical Advice for People With MS and Their Families

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
A second edition of a detailed reference for patients and their families outlines recent discoveries about the disease's origins while providing accessible and patient-oriented explanations of current treatments. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Simon and Schuster
The most trusted book on multiple sclerosis, updated and revised with the latest research in combating the disease

Once known as the "crippler of young adults," now more than 75 percent of MS patients will never need a wheelchair. InMultiple Sclerosis, Dr. Louis J. Rosner and Shelley Ross explain that there genuinely is new hope, more than ever before, both for controlling the disease today and curing it tomorrow.

Updated with the latest research and terminology, this revised edition gets to the bottom of every treatment option from the tried-and-true to today's cutting-edge and experimental therapies. Its trusted advice covers every step of living with MS, what you need to know, and what you need to ask. Dr. Louis Rosner and Shelley Ross explain what the disease is, who gets it and why, and what people with MS can do to continue living happy and healthy lives. Whether you or your loved one has just been diagnosed with MS or has lived with it for a while, Multiple Sclerosis gives you the information you need to live well with the disease, including:

The diagnosis: how to understand and identify MS as early as possible
The varying symptoms and courses of the disease: how to recognize and treat them
The emotional struggles that come with MS: where to turn for support
The most current medical research and therapies available to MS patients: how to know if they are right for you

For decades, this trusted handbook has helped those with MS and their families and friends to treat and understand their disease. Research brings us closer to a cure every day, but until that day comes, patients have, in this book, the very best tool for beating MS -- the facts.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster, 2008
ISBN: 9781416550990
Branch Call Number: 616.834 Ros 2008
Characteristics: xiii, 338 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Ross, Shelley


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