Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Kathleen Costello,Ben W. Thrower,Barbara S. Giesser
Publsiher: OUP Us
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2015-07-01
ISBN: 0199381739
Category: Multiple sclerosis
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis will serve as a practical guide for meeting the challenges of this life-long disease. MS may cause a myriad of symptoms and varies greatly from person to person. The authors demystify MS and offer practical solutions and guidance based upon their extensive combined clinical and research experience. The book tackles many of the common symptoms experienced by the person with MS and looks into the future to explore where research is headed. If you are newly diagnosed or have been living with MS for years, this book is an invaluable guide.

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Kathleen Costello,Ben W Thrower,Barbara S Giesser
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2015-08-03
ISBN: 0199381747
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis will serve as a practical guide for meeting the challenges of this life-long disease. MS may cause a myriad of symptoms and varies greatly from person to person. The authors demystify MS and offer practical solutions and guidance based upon their extensive combined clinical and research experience. The book tackles many of the common symptoms experienced by the person with MS and looks into the future to explore where research is headed. If you are newly diagnosed or have been living with MS for years, this book is an invaluable guide.

Navigating Life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Navigating Life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Author: Mark B. Bromberg,Diane Banks Bromberg
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2017-04-03
ISBN: 0190241632
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Navigating Life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

Navigating Life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis provides accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date information about the challenges patients, family members, and caregivers face when confronted by ALS, a disease that affects approximately 5,600 Americans every year, with as many as 30,000 people managing the disease at any given time. ALS is a difficult disease for the patient and is also challenging for the caregiver and family as there are many questions, issues relating to care, and problems to manage. This guide covers all aspects of managing ALS, from the onset of symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and coping strategies, to the use of home health care or hospice, and new research in the field. The book also sheds lights on difficult topics, such as end-of-life care and managing legal affairs. Navigating Life with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is unique because it covers two perspectives: one author is a neurologist with 30 years of experience treating ALS patients, and the other author experienced first-hand the issues in providing care for a parent with ALS. Formatted in a question-and-answer style, peppered throughout with patient stories, and with sections devoted to family members and caregivers, this compassionate resource provides guidance to those seeking to understand how to live with this disease.

Curing MS

Curing MS
Author: Howard L. Weiner
Publsiher: Crown
Total Pages: 309
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Curing MS Book Excerpt:

An exploration of the medical community's past and present efforts to cure multiple sclerosis draws on recent findings to explain how the disease is caused, sharing current information on drug and treatment breakthroughs that the author believes will lead to a cure in the near future. 25,000 first printing.

UNMAPPED MIND

UNMAPPED MIND
Author: Christian Donlan
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2018
ISBN: 9780316518260
Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

UNMAPPED MIND Book Excerpt:

A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection In the vein of The Noonday Demon and When Breath Becomes Air, a father's "remarkable and revelatory" account of navigating his own neurological decline while watching in wonder as his young daughter's brain activity blossoms, a stunning examination of neurology, loss, and the meaning of life. (The Sunday Times) Soon after his daughter Leontine is born, 36-year old Christian Donlan's world shifted an inch to the left. He started to miss door handles and light switches when reaching for them. He was suddenly unable to fasten the tiny buttons on his new daughter's clothes. These experiences were the early symptoms of multiple sclerosis, an incurable and degenerative neurological illness. As Leontine starts to investigate the world around her, Donlan too finds himself in a new environment, a "spook country" he calls the "Inward Empire," where reality starts to break down in bizarre, frightening, sometimes beautiful ways. Rather than turning away from this landscape, Donlan summons courage and curiosity and sets out to explore, a tourist in his own body. The result is this exquisitely observed, heartbreaking, and uplifting investigation into the history of neurology, the joys and anxieties of fatherhood, and what remains after everything we take for granted - including the functions that make us feel like ourselves - has been stripped away. Like Andrew Solomon, Paul Kalathini, and William Styron, Donlan brings meaning, grace, playfulness, and dignity to an experience that terrifies and confounds us all.

The Unmapped Mind

The Unmapped Mind
Author: Christian Donlan
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-04-05
ISBN: 0241980925
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Unmapped Mind Book Excerpt:

"My daughter took her first steps on the day I was diagnosed - a juxtaposition so perfect, so trite, so filled with the tacky artifice of real life that I am generally too embarrassed to tell anybody about it." Shortly after his daughter Leontine was born, Christian Donlan's world shifted an inch to the left. He started to miss light switches and door handles when reachingfor them. He would injure himself in a hundred stupid ways every day. First playful and then maddening, these strange experiences were the early symptoms of multiple sclerosis, an incurable and degenerative neurological disease. Ashis young daughter starts to investigate the world around her, he too finds himself exploring a new landscape - the shifting and bewildering territory ofthe brain. He is a tourist in his own body, a stranger in a place that plays bizarre tricks on him, from dizzying double vision to mystifying memory loss. Determined to master his new environment, Christian takes us on a fascinating and illuminating journey: through the history of neurology, the joys andanxieties of parenthood, and the ultimate realisation of what, after everything you take for granted has been stripped away from you, is truly important in life. An Unmapped Mind is a profoundly personal, uplifting and enriching memoir that will change the way you see your body, your mind, and the world around you.

American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

American Book Publishing Record Book Excerpt:

A History of Multiple Sclerosis

A History of Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Colin Lee Talley
Publsiher: Praeger Pub Text
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A History of Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

This book examines how a rare, uncommon disease suddenly became mainstream.

NINDS at 50

NINDS at 50
Author: Dr. Lewis P. Rowland, MD
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2003-02-01
ISBN: 1888799714
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

NINDS at 50 Book Excerpt:

Annotation "NINDS has been one of the most powerful motors that pulled and pushed the rise of modern neuroscience. Its history and the history of neurology and neuroscience are essentially one. Well written, and lavishly accompanied by photographs that span the last half-century, this book will be a welcome addition to the library of everyone in neurology, neurosurgery, and all areas of the neurosciences."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

British Book News

British Book News
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1979-07
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Best books
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Vocational technical Learning Materials

Vocational technical Learning Materials
Author: Bruce Reinhart
Publsiher: Brodart Company
Total Pages: 307
Release: 1974
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Enseignement professionnel - Bibliographie
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vocational technical Learning Materials Book Excerpt:

Remembering the Bone House

Remembering the Bone House
Author: Nancy Mairs
Publsiher: HarperCollins Publishers
Total Pages: 273
Release: 1989
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Agoraphobia
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remembering the Bone House Book Excerpt:

In a new collection of essays, the celebrated author of Plaintext reconstructs her past by exploring her erotic and emotional development in order to lay claim to her life--and women's lives in general.

The Oldest Map with the Name America

The Oldest Map with the Name America
Author: Lucia Perillo
Publsiher: Random House Incorporated
Total Pages: 143
Release: 1999
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Poetry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oldest Map with the Name America Book Excerpt:

A collection of poems that document the author's life and dealings with multiple sclerosis and her working-class Catholic childhood, and presents a new way of looking at the world that provides a cultural commentary of American life

Inseminating the Elephant

Inseminating the Elephant
Author: Lucia Maria Perillo
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Poetry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inseminating the Elephant Book Excerpt:

Poems explore scientific research, the author's health problems, and other topics ranging from shiplifting to Viagra.

A Home is Not a Home

A Home is Not a Home
Author: G. Janet Tulloch
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 122
Release: 1975
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Nursing homes
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Home is Not a Home Book Excerpt:

"This is not another treatise against institutions for the elderly and disabled. Using the medium of fiction, G. Janet Tulloch has written an accurate, unsentimental and well-detailed portrayal of nursing home life. rather than emphasizing the horrors and limitations of such living, the author has depicted the struggle for personal dignity and individuality by the residents, showing that neglect and victimization by the staff is more often caused by indifference and insensitivity than intentional cruelty. The main character, Joady, has an unnamed physical handicap which enables her to lead a more active life than her friends who are victims of cancer, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, old age and senility. All are in the process of dying, to various degrees. But all of them are engaged in the common frustrations of daily living. All are in the process of dying, to various degrees. But all of them are engaged in the common frustrations of daily living. When Joady visits close friends at Christmas, she discovers that her situation is not unique, that people outside can be guilty too for this same insensitivity which deprives human beings of understanding what they do to each other. Janet Tulloch has lived in a nursing home since 1965, and her first-hand insights are more valuable than the most sincere and thorough investigative efforts of outsiders reporting on the suddenly newsworthy nursing-home scandals. A Home Is Not A Home is indispensable reading for anyone who has a relative in a nursing home or who is facing such a decision either for themselves or for loved ones. It should be required reading for legislators, doctors and nurses, counselors, volunteers, pastors and nursing home trustees" -- Dust jacket.

The New York Times Book Review

The New York Times Book Review
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1948
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Books
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New York Times Book Review Book Excerpt:

I ve Heard the Vultures Singing

I ve Heard the Vultures Singing
Author: Lucia Perillo
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I ve Heard the Vultures Singing Book Excerpt:

"Poet Lucia Perillo, who once worked as a park ranger and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in her thirties, confronts the ironies of going from an outdoors person to someone who can no longer walk. Among other topics, these essays explore how poetry provides an alternative means of accessing nature"--Provided by publisher.

Work and Unseen Chronic Illness

Work and Unseen Chronic Illness
Author: Margaret Vickers
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 211
Release: 2001
ISBN: 0415243475
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Work and Unseen Chronic Illness Book Excerpt:

In an increasingly ageing society, medicine, hygiene and nutrition have reduced the impact of acute and life-threatening illnesses. However, whilst we are living longer, the chance of developing or contracting a chronic illness is increasing. There are a growing number of working adults affected by chronic health conditions that may be largely invisible to those around them. In this book, the author explores the 'silent' problem of unseen illness at work. The author employs qualitative research methods to challenge the idea that if you look well, you must be well. While demonstrating the effectiveness of this controversial methodology, she uses it to expose the voices of a group of marginalized workplace actors who have hitherto remained unheard. Stories from people with cancer, multiple sclerosis, endometriosis and other illnesses are interspersed with the author's reflections about life and work with illness that others cannot see. These stories reflect a passage of trauma and marginalization, but also foreground themes of survival.

Neuropsychological Assessment

Neuropsychological Assessment
Author: Muriel Deutsch Lezak
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 1026
Release: 1995-03-02
ISBN: 0195090314
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuropsychological Assessment Book Excerpt:

The 12 chapters in the second section contain nearly all of the tests and assessment techniques covered in the previous editions plus many additional ones, including newly developed neuropsychological tests, tests from other branches of psychology, research techniques that have only recently been introduced into clinical neuropsychology, tests originating in Europe and elsewhere, and a few measures - as yet untried by neuropsychology - that appear to be potentially useful for neuropsychological purposes. Thus, the third edition of Neuropsychological Assessment maintains its multipurpose functions as an authoritative textbook, reference work, and practitioner's manual

The Schizophrenias

The Schizophrenias
Author: Mary Coleman,Christopher Gillberg
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 312
Release: 1996
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Schizophrenias Book Excerpt:

"This book helps psychiatrists understand more fully a biological approach to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of schizophrenia. It begins with the discussion of current diagnostic criteria and elaborates on other treatable pathologies often present with schizophrenia." "The authors present a medical model of treatment designed to ensure that every person diagnosed with schizophrenia receives a full medical evaluation to help eliminate diseases that often have schizophrenia-like symptoms. A useful medical work-up is included for psychiatrists that emphasizes the signs and symptoms of many diseases that can present symptoms of schizophrenia. These include metabolic diseases, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, autoimmune disorders, genetic and inherited diseases, toxic factors, and more. This volume will be of interest to psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, and neurologists working with clients who suffer from the broad range of symptoms associated with the schizophrenias."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved