Multiple sclerosis : the questions you have, the answers you need / Rosalind C. Kalb, editor.
New York : Demos Medical Pub., c2012.
xxii, 426 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
This book is a 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 books' goal is to help those with MS and their families formulate questions to ask their healthcare providers so they can manage life with MS. The chapters cover topics ranging from neurology and treatment to emotional, sexual, and employment issues. Introductory material is followed by a series of questions most often asked of the authors in their work with MS. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout. All the chapters have been reviewed and revamped. The book provides the most current information on Multiple Sclerosis including a review of the controversy surrounding chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCVSI) and Multiple Sclerosis. It contains a discussion of the first two pills 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. -- Provided by publisher.
Multiple sclerosis -- Popular works.
Multiple sclerosis -- Miscellanea.
Special collections -- Health.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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