Synopses & Reviews
A comprehensive guide to living with multiple sclerosis including authoritative medical advice and practical tips. Supported by diagrams, case histories, a drug table and resources, the book is intended for anyone directly or indirectly affected.
Praise for the first edition: Well-conceived and written volume.... Great sensitivity to the realities of dealing with MS and gives straightforward information about outcomes and expectations.-- Science Books and Films
Multiple sclerosis strikes one in a thousand North Americans, usually in early adulthood, just as they are building careers and starting families. Because the disease involves the central nervous system, the effects are wide-ranging and difficult to predict.
Multiple Sclerosis is a fact-filled comprehensive guide to living with MS, supported by diagrams, case histories, a drug table and an extensive list of helpful books and organizations.
This updated edition features new drugs and therapies. Topics include: What MS is, and who suffers from it How MS is diagnosed as possible, probable or definite Why the disease affects different people in different ways Differences between relapsing-remitting MS and progressive MS Adapting homes, careers and lifestyles to cope with the disease Treatments currently available.
Combining current and authoritative medical advice and practical hands-on tips, Multiple Sclerosis is an invaluable guide for anyone affected by this complex disease.