Item description for Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: New Hope, New Challenges by M.D. Patricia K. Coyle & June Halper...
Updated and revised, this concise, functional guide provides an overview of worsening MS and the difficulties faced when progression challenges patients and their loved ones. Written in straightforward language that confronts painful topics while emphasizing the positive, the book focuses on managing the disease and its symptoms and coping with the life changes that accompany it. Authors Patricia K. Coyle and June Halper cover a wide range of topics, including how progressive MS differs from relapsing MS, symptoms and clinical patterns, disease-modifying therapies, and ideas formanaging thorny symptoms, functional problems, and psychosocial concerns. There's alsocoverage ofdealing with limitations on daily living, social activities, and employment as well asgender-specific issues andhealth concerns, including diet, nutrition, and medical exams. All together, this book provides a solid framework for further investigation and discussion, one that a family member, health care professional, or MS patient can use as a starting point.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 10" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Nov 28, 2007
Publisher Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN 1932603476 ISBN13 9781932603477
Availability 116 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 24, 2017 07:03.
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It's a 'must' reference for any living with MS. Jan 6, 2008
Every person living with or caretaking those with Multiple Sclerosis and any public or health library catering to patrons with MS needs this handbook, which focuses on the specific, special challenges of MS and how to handle daily life with a progressive disease. Chapters discuss the physical and psychological challenges of managing MS symptoms and progression, offering a range of insights and tips on treatments and options throughout. It's a 'must' reference for any living with MS.