Symptom Management in Multiple Sclerosis

Symptom Management in Multiple Sclerosis

by Randall T. Schapiro
     
 

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Reviewer: Daniel B. Hier, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This is a clear guide to symptom management for all patients with multiple sclerosis.
Purpose: The purpose is to assist persons with multiple sclerosis in understanding their symptoms and treatment options.
Audience: It is aimed at patients with multiple sclerosis and their families.
Features: Features include a useful glossary of medical terms related to multiple sclerosis and a set of clear drawings describing exercises and transfers for the multiple sclerosis patient.
Assessment: This is a very useful book for multiple sclerosis patients. Neurologists can recommend it to their patients with confidence. Multiple sclerosis treatment has become very complex, and this book helps neurologists explain options to their patients.
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Joanne C. Smith
This book provides a practical explanation of the symptoms and management of multiple sclerosis (MS). The focus of this new edition is to disseminate current information on strategies to minimize symptoms of MS. This book explains the common symptoms of MS and describes the options for management of these symptoms. It examines the physical, psychological, sexual, and social consequences that can result from MS and discusses them in a purposeful, easily understandable manner. It is succinctly written and covers up-to-date information. Contemporary rehabilitative and medical management are highlighted. The book is written for individuals with MS and their families and is useful for students in the health care field. The author is a respected and credible authority on the care of individuals with MS. This book has several illustrations that are helpful in understanding the physiological changes associated with MS. A unique feature is the appendix that illustrates important exercises for the individual with MS that can minimize or prevent disability. A complete glossary of medical terminology is an added bonus. This is a very handy book for individuals and families coping with MS. It enables the reader to increase his or her awareness of the consequences of MS and to develop a basic understanding of options for symptom management. Moreover, its emphasis on the prevention of impairment and disability associated with MS is highly valuable.
Daniel B. Hier
This is a clear guide to symptom management for all patients with multiple sclerosis. The purpose is to assist persons with multiple sclerosis in understanding their symptoms and treatment options. It is aimed at patients with multiple sclerosis and their families. Features include a useful glossary of medical terms related to multiple sclerosis and a set of clear drawings describing exercises and transfers for the multiple sclerosis patient. This is a very useful book for multiple sclerosis patients. Neurologists can recommend it to their patients with confidence. Multiple sclerosis treatment has become very complex, and this book helps neurologists explain options to their patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888799224
Publisher:
Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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