Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, Fourth Edition

Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, Fourth Edition

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by Nancy Holland, T. Jock Murray, Carol Saunders
     
 

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This book has been written for those newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. It is a guide to learning about the disease, its potential impact on your life, and the medical treatments now available for managing it successfully. This is a time of great excitement in research and advances in clinical management, such that most people who have multiple sclerosis can

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This book has been written for those newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. It is a guide to learning about the disease, its potential impact on your life, and the medical treatments now available for managing it successfully. This is a time of great excitement in research and advances in clinical management, such that most people who have multiple sclerosis can lead full and productive lives.

This fourth edition is current and updated throughout, and includes a review of the controversy surrounding CCVSI and multiple sclerosis, discussion of the new pill Gelenya and other drugs in development for multiple sclerosis, new information on the drug Tysabri, and discussion of treatments and complementary and alternative medicine in MS. This the place to begin your education about MS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617051340
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
677,474
File size:
627 KB

Meet the Author

T. Jock Murray, MD, is currently professor emeritus of Medicine and Neurology and former Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS, Canada. Dr. Murray was also founder and President of the Consortium of MS Centers, where he was awarded for his lifetime contributions to MS research. He served as Vice President of the American Academy of Neurology and two terms as Chairman of the American College of Physicians. Widely published, he is the author of Multiple Sclerosis: The History of a Disease, which was awarded the ForeWord Silver Medal as the best book on history in 2005.

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