Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Maria M. Meyer,Paula Derr,Diane Afes
Publsiher: Caretrust Publications Llc
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2006-12-14
ISBN: 9780966476767
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

With this book in hand, MS caregivers will understand the day-to-day issues that MS patients confront. This empowering guide offers practical advice on every aspect of home care for the MS patient, from preparing the home for comfort and safety to assisting with activities of daily living. Other topics covered are financial management, purchasing equipment, travel, therapies, and strategies for avoiding caregiver burnout.

The Comfort of Home

The Comfort of Home
Author: Maria M. Meyer,Paula Derr
Publsiher: CareTrust Publications
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2002
ISBN: 9780966476767
Category: Caregivers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Comfort of Home Book Excerpt:

With this book in hand, MS caregivers will understand the day-to-day issues that MS patients confront. This empowering guide offers practical advice on every aspect of home care for the MS patient, from preparing the home for comfort and safety to assisting with activities of daily living. Other topics covered are financial management, purchasing equipment, travel, therapies, and strategies for avoiding caregiver burnout.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Rosalind C. Kalb
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 604
Release: 2007-12-11
ISBN: 1934559156
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multiple Sclerosis Book Excerpt:

A diagnosis of MS can feel overwhelming, even terrifying. Though over 400,000 American's have received that diagnosis, succinct answers on the issues surrounding MS can be hard to come by. This guide is the definitive resource for those who need information on this debilitating disease. Organized in an accessible question-and-answer format, it includes information on diagnosis, epidemiology, and the condition's emotional, social, and economic aspects, as well as descriptions of common medications and helpful advice for managing symptoms.

I Am a Teen Caregiver Now What

I Am a Teen Caregiver  Now What
Author: Avery Elizabeth Hurt
Publsiher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2016-12-15
ISBN: 1508172056
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I Am a Teen Caregiver Now What Book Excerpt:

Many teens enjoy a carefree time of school, some light household responsibilities to help their family, and good times with their friends. According to a National Alliance of Caregiving report in 2005, at least 1.3 million children between the ages of eight and eighteen are shouldering the heavy responsibilities of caring for family members who cannot care for themselves without help. Readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.

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?

California s Comprehensive Strategy to Support Family Caregivers

California s Comprehensive Strategy to Support Family Caregivers
Author: California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Health. Subcommittee on Aging and Long-Term Care
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Caregivers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

California s Comprehensive Strategy to Support Family Caregivers Book Excerpt:

Library Journal

Library Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic journals
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library Journal Book Excerpt:

The Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness

The Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness
Author: Sedgwick Press
Publsiher: Sedgwick Press
Total Pages: 915
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9781592370818
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness Book Excerpt:

This informative resource provides a comprehensive overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with a chronic illness. Thousands of hours of research have gone into this 2005/06 edition, hundreds of new entries have been added and thousands of enhancements have been made to existing entries. This widely-hailed directory is structured around the 90 most prevalent chronic illnesses - from Asthma to Cancer to Wilson's Disease - and provides a comprehensive overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with a chronic illness. Each chronic illness has its own chapter and contains a brief description in layman's language, followed by important resources for National & Local Organizations, State Agencies, Newsletters, Books & Periodicals, Libraries & Research Centers, Support Groups & Hotlines, Web Sites and much more. Two indexes provide quick access to this wealth of information: Entry Index and Geographic Index. This directory is an important resource for health care professionals, the collections of hospital and health care libraries, as well as an invaluable tool for people with a chronic illness and their support network.