Multiple sclerosis : a guide for the newly diagnosed / T. Jock Murray, OC, ONS, MD, FRCPC, FAAN, MACP, FRCP, MCFP, FCAHS (honorary LLD, DSc, D.Litt, DFA, LLD) Professor Emeritus, Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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- ISBN: 9780826165114
- ISBN: 0826165117
- Physical Description: xiii, 241 pages ; 23 cm
- Edition: Fifth edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Demos Medical Publishing, 
- Copyright: ©2017
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The history of multiple sclerosis -- What is multiple sclerosis and how is it diagnosed? -- What is the cause of multiple sclerosis? -- What treatment is available? -- Unconventional medicines used for multiple sclerosis -- Practical guidelines for living with multiple sclerosis -- Coping with multiple sclerosis -- Employment issues and multiple sclerosis -- Financial and life planning -- Research in multiple sclerosis: the link to treatments -- What works and what doesn't: the "ins" and "outs" of clinical trials -- How your multiple sclerosis society can help.
"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"--Amazon.com.
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