Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: T.Jock Murray, MD
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-10-28
ISBN: 0826165125
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

An MS diagnosis is not an endpoint. This is the place to begin your education and manage your future. Now in its fifth edition, Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed is the best-selling guide to multiple sclerosis (MS) for newly diagnosed patients and their families. Written in plain language by renowned MS expert physician T. Jock Murray, this book guides patients at any stage who want to know more about the disease, its potential impact on your life, and the medical treatments now available for managing it successfully. The fifth edition is updated to reflect recent advances in understanding the underlying mechanisms and disease progression, the diagnostic criteria and classification of MS, and new drugs and therapies. This book opens the window on an MS diagnosis and provides answers to the multitude of questions patients will have so they can take charge and make informed decisions about their health and treatment.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: T. Jock Murray
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017
ISBN: 9780826165114
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

Now in its fifth edition, Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed is the best-selling guide to MS for newly diagnosed patients and their families. Written in plain language by renowned MS expert physician T. Jock Murray, this book guides patients at any stage who want to know more about the disease, its potential impact on their lives, and the medical treatments now available for managing it successfully. The fifth edition is updated to reflect recent advances in understanding the underlying mechanisms and disease progression, the diagnostic criteria and classification of MS, and new drugs and therapies. This book opens the window on an MS diagnosis and provides answers to the multitude of questions patients will have so they can take charge and make informed decisions about their health and treatment.

Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Randall T. Schapiro, MD, FAAN
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2014-07-16
ISBN: 1617052183
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

The fully updated and revised sixth edition of the definitive guide to clinically tested and proven methods for effectively managing all of the symptoms characteristic of MS and MS treatment. Based on the most up-to-date disease management strategies, medical and research breakthroughs, and latest drug therapies, Dr. Randall T. Schapiro provides the information you need to manage both the disease and symptoms, and make everyday life easier. New chapters offer essential advice for those newly diagnosed with the disease, and those who experience more symptoms with age. Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis features comprehensive treatment options for: Fatigue Spasticity Tremor Incontinence Speech and swallowing difficulties Pain Numbness Cognitive difficulties

Delivering Person Centred Care in Nursing

Delivering Person Centred Care in Nursing
Author: Bob Price
Publsiher: Learning Matters
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2019-02-18
ISBN: 1526480271
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Delivering Person Centred Care in Nursing Book Excerpt:

Delivering effective and responsive person-centred care is a key requirement of nurses’ professional practice and a core skill nurses must develop throughout their degree. This book explains and demonstrates how nurses can transform the ideals of person-centred care into reality for patients throughout their healthcare journey, in a variety of settings. Through the use of varied case studies, this book applies this practice to all fields of nursing, allowing students on any course, at any point in their degree to find useful guidance within its pages. To download an e-inspection copy click here or for more information contact your local sales representative.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: T. J. Murray,Carol Saunders,Nancy J. Holland
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2012-08-21
ISBN: 1936303361
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

This book has been written specifically for anyone who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, as well as family members and friends. It serves as 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 rapid advances in clinical management, such that most people who have multiple sclerosis will be able to lead full and productive lives. This fourth edition is updated throughout, and includes the most current information on Multiple Sclerosis including a review of the controversy surrounding chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCVSI) and Multiple Sclerosis, discussion of the new pill Gelenya and other drugs in development for Multiple Sclerosis (up to this point all Multiple Sclerosis treatment have been injectable), new information on the drug Tysabri, and discussion of other newly developed drugs and drugs that currently under development and additional information on complementary and alternative medicine in MS. Other chapters discuss the nature of multiple sclerosis, its management, and guidelines for dealing with all aspects of the disease and its impact on your life. A chapter on services available from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Rosalind C. Kalb, MD
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2011-11-11
ISBN: 1617050768
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, The Answers You Need, 5th Edition is the definitive guide for everyone concerned with the disease - those who have MS and those who share their lives with someone who has it. It covers a wide range of topics in an accessible question and answer format that allows people to easily find the information they need while providing a model of successful communication with healthcare providers. The contributors are leading authorities in all areas of multiple sclerosis management, who proffer expert answers to the most common questions about living with MS-medical, emotional, social, and economic - and represents a interdisciplinary approach to the disease. The book's goal is to help those living with MS live the lives they aspire to lead. The chapters cover everything from treatment to emotional, sexual, and employment issues. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout. The book provides the most current information on multiple sclerosis including a review of the controversy surrounding CCVSI, discussion of the first two pills in development for the disease, new information on the drug Tysabri, emotional issues, and the family. The thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition of the classic Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, The Answers You Need answers even more of your questions about how to live and thrive with MS. What are the current drug therapies for MS? What about alternative medicine? Should I exercise? How common is depression with MS?

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Dr. Nancy J. Holland, RN, EdD,T.Jock Murray, MD,Stephen Reingold, PhD
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2007-02-15
ISBN: 9781934559697
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

The diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) poses potential concerns related to all aspects of life and plans for the future. Family members and other loved ones are similarly concerned, and everyone involved struggles to make sense of life with this permanent intruder. One of the first responses is usually an active search for information about the disease itself and its potential long-term effects. Chapters discuss the nature of MS, its management, and guidelines for dealing with all aspects of the disease and its impact on your life. A chapter on services available from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a glossary, a list of resources, and additional reading suggestions make this the place to begin your education about MS. With education and proper care, most people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis will lead full and productive lives. Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, Third Edition is an essential resource for everything you need to know about MS, and includes new or updated sections on: The most current medical treatments for the management of MS Complementary and alternative medicine and MS Financial and life planning Children with MS Updated diagnostic criteria

What Nurses Know Multiple Sclerosis

What Nurses Know   Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Carol Saunders, BA, BSN, MSCN
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2011-02-19
ISBN: 9781935281849
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What Nurses Know Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

An initial response to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis is typically an active search for information about the disease itself and its potential long-term effects. Over 450,000 people in the US have received a diagnosis of MS and are living with this chronic debili- tating condition. What Nurses Know...Multiple Sclerosis sheds new light on this illness and itÌs symptoms from a trusted source: nurses. Written by a nurse who has practiced with MS patients for 25 years and was named the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Volunteer of the Year in 2008, the author presents up-to-date information on every- thing a person with MS would want to know. Special Features Include Numerous call-out boxes with "What Nurses Know..." Resources Definitions of Common Terms And much more! About the Series Nurses hold a critical role in modern health care that goes beyond their day-to-day duties. They share more information with patients than any other provider group, and are alongside patients twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, offering understanding of complex health issues, holistic approaches to ailments, and advice for the patient that extends to the family. Nurses themselves are a powerful tool in the healing process. What Nurses Know gives down-to-earth information, addresses consumers as equal partners in their care, and explains clearly what readers need to know and wants to know to understand their condition and move forward with their lives.

Helping Children and Families Cope with Parental Illness

Helping Children and Families Cope with Parental Illness
Author: Maureen Davey,Karni Kissil,Laura Lynch
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2016-03-31
ISBN: 1317584082
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Helping Children and Families Cope with Parental Illness Book Excerpt:

When a parent or parental figure is diagnosed with an illness, the family unit changes and clinical providers should consider using a family-centered approach to care, and not just focus on the patient coping with the illness. Helping Children and Families Cope with Parental Illness describes theoretical frameworks, common parental illnesses and their course, family assessment tools, and evidence-supported family intervention programs that have the potential to significantly reduce negative psychosocial outcomes for families and promote resilience. Most interventions described are culturally sensitive, for use with diverse populations in diverse practice settings, and were developed for two-parent, single-parent, and blended families.

Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis

Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis
Author: June Halper,Kathleen Costello,Colleen Harris
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 193
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1934559849
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis: A Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition was written for nurses preparing to take the MS certification exam given under the auspices of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN), and for everyone involved, or becoming involved, in the field of MS treatment and care. Developed as a companion to Comprehensive Nursing Care in Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Edition and Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care, this guide will help readers learn about the history of MS, its diagnosis, management, and current theories regarding the immunologic basis for the disease.

The Special Needs Child and Divorce

The Special Needs Child and Divorce
Author: Margaret S. Price
Publsiher: American Bar Association
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9781604424928
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Special Needs Child and Divorce Book Excerpt:

Examines what can be done to make the family court system work better for special needs children and their families, in a text with sample forms, resource materials, and contact information for organizations and state agencies.

Ferguson Career Resource Guide for People with Disabilities Third Edition 2 Volume Set

Ferguson Career Resource Guide for People with Disabilities  Third Edition  2 Volume Set
Author: Facts On File, Incorporated
Publsiher: Infobase Publishing
Total Pages: 815
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1438110472
Category: Employment references
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ferguson Career Resource Guide for People with Disabilities Third Edition 2 Volume Set Book Excerpt:

Each two-volume book contains four major sections: . - Introduction and Overview: Provides forewords by notables in the field and an outline of the book. - Essays: Features eight to 10 essays on topics such as workplace issues, financial aid, diversity, and more. - Directory: Contains descriptions and contact information for hundreds of organizations, schools, and associations, arranged by topic. - Further Resources/Indexes: Includes glossaries, appendixes, further reading, and indexes

The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology Fifth Edition

The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology  Fifth Edition
Author: Alan F. Schatzberg, M.D.,Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 1850
Release: 2017
ISBN: 158562523X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology Fifth Edition Book Excerpt:

Updated to reflect the new DSM-5 classification, this revised Fifth Edition maintains the user-friendly structure of its predecessors while offering in-depth coverage of the latest research in pharmacological principles, classes of drugs, and psychiatric disorders.

Sexual Dysfunction Third Edition

Sexual Dysfunction  Third Edition
Author: John P. Wincze,Risa B. Weisberg
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2015-05-18
ISBN: 1462520618
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sexual Dysfunction Third Edition Book Excerpt:

Highly regarded as a course text and practitioner resource, this book presents concise intervention guidelines for the most frequently encountered sexual dysfunctions in women and men. Following a consistent format, chapters on each clinical problem cover its description, clinical presentation, prevalence, etiology, and biological and psychosocial factors. Illustrative case examples of diverse individuals and couples are included. The authors provide a state-of-the-art framework for conducting comprehensive assessments, weaving multiple data sources into a coherent case formulation, and planning effective treatment that integrates medical and psychosocial strategies. New to This Edition *Incorporates major advances in both sexual medicine and psychotherapy. *Extensively rewritten, with all-new case material throughout. *New chapter organization aligned with DSM-5. *Expanded coverage of biopsychosocial assessment. *Discusses pseudoscientific and sham treatments.

Neurologic and Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Larynx

Neurologic and Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Larynx
Author: Philip A. Weissbrod,David O. Francis
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 429
Release: 2020-03-03
ISBN: 3030288528
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurologic and Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Larynx Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive text summarizes what is known about the myriad of different neurological conditions that cause dysfunction of communication, swallowing, and breathing as it relates to the upper aerodigestive tract. It serves to provide clinicians and scientists, at all levels of experience, a practical and thorough review of these diseases, their management, and frontiers in science. Chapters are written by experts in these conditions from a broad spectrum of medical specialties in order to create a book that is inclusive of diagnostic and therapeutic considerations that clinicians should think about when caring for patients with these conditions. Neurologic and Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Larynx will be an instrumental resource in guiding clinicians to better recognize the subtle and not so subtle voice, swallowing, and airway manifestations of these diseases, and improve management of patient symptoms and concerns in order to maximize both quality of life and longevity. It will aide otolaryngologists, laryngologists, neurologists, speech language pathologists, and other allied health care professionals in developing a more efficient, evidence-based, patient-focused, and multi-specialty approach to managing these complex and challenging patients.

Proceedings

Proceedings
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 548
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medicine
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Proceedings Book Excerpt:

Fast Facts Multiple Sclerosis

Fast Facts  Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Stella E. Hughes,Gabrielle Macaron
Publsiher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
Total Pages: 166
Release: 2021-05-19
ISBN: 3318067970
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fast Facts Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a leading cause of disability in young adults, carrying a considerable individual and societal economic burden. The development of disease-modifying therapies and updates to diagnostic criteria are leading us into a new era for MS management, both in the earliest disease phases and progressive MS. In this completely revised/fully updated edition of Fast Facts: Multiple Sclerosis, we present the most recent evidence on disease pathogenesis and all clinical aspects of the condition, as well as the latest on disease-modifying therapies and other potential treatments. Given the need for multidisciplinary management of MS, we have written this resource for the benefit of all health professionals involved in MS care. Table of Contents: • Epidemiology and genetics • Pathology • The clinical picture • Treatment of relapses and symptoms • Disease-modifying treatment • Emerging therapies • Special MS populations • Lifestyle considerations and the multidisciplinary team • Advanced MS

The Autoimmune Connection Essential Information for Women on Diagnosis Treatment and Getting On With Your Life

The Autoimmune Connection  Essential Information for Women on Diagnosis  Treatment  and Getting On With Your Life
Author: Rita Baron-Faust,Jill P. Buyon
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-04-08
ISBN: 0071835873
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Autoimmune Connection Essential Information for Women on Diagnosis Treatment and Getting On With Your Life Book Excerpt:

The most up-to-date book on the subject gives women all the essential information on diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune medical conditions The Autoimmune Connection explains the links between autoimmune diseases and offers up-to-date information on diagnosis, treatments, and risks for women with one or more autoimmune disease, such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or Crohn's disease. You will will learn how to sort out vague and seemingly unrelated early signs and symptoms; which diagnostic tests they may need and what the results can mean; how autoimmune diseases and treatments can affect you at different stages of life; what new treatments and therapies are on the horizon; and where to find the proper specialist and how to navigate the health-care system NEW: Major breakthroughs in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid disease, diabetes, Celiac, multiple sclerosis NEW: Potential environmental triggers for autoimmunity, such as cigarette smoke, crystalline silica, asbestos, mercury, lead, viruses and other microbes, pesticides, pollutants, solvents, and petroleum byproducts NEW: Current drugs on the market and recently discovered side effects and long-term complications connected to existing drug therapies NEW: Healthcare law reform provisions and key changes to Medicare and Medicaid

Programs and Services

Programs and Services
Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1984
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Programs and Services Book Excerpt:

National Library of Medicine Programs and Services

National Library of Medicine Programs and Services
Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

National Library of Medicine Programs and Services Book Excerpt: