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."
|Publisher:||Springer Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||Fourth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Carol S. Saunders, BA, BSN, MSCN, has been a nurse specializing in MS issues for 27 years. She was the Director of Patient Care at the Neurology Center of Fairfax, Virginia, for twenty-three years and a member of the Consortium of MS Centers since 1989. She was a founding member of the International Organization of MS Nurses. In 2008, she was honored as a Volunteer of the Year by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She is the author of What Nurses Know Multiple Sclerosis. Carol lives in San Diego and is active in the NMSS chapter there.
Nancy J. Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, has worked on over sixty MS-related articles, chapters, and books including Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, Third Edition. She was the vice president of the Professional Resource Center and Clinical Programs Department at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in New York.
Table of Contents"Foreword
What is Multiple Sclerosis and How is it Diagnosed?
What is the Cause of Multiple Sclerosis?
What Treatment is Available?
Practical Guidelines for Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Coping with Multiple Sclerosis
Financial and Life Planning
Research in Multiple Sclerosis: The Search for Answers
Searching for Treatments: The ""Ins and Outs"" of Clinical Trials
How Your Multiple Sclerosis Society Can Help
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