Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis : Overcoming the Challenges Paperback / softback
by June Halper
According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 15% of MS patients are diagnosed with the progressive form of the disease and experience symptoms such as tremor, poor coordination, difficulty walking and other problems from the start.
While an additional 50% of those diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS, will develop progressive MS within 10 years.
Living with Multiple Sclerosis: Overcoming the Challenges, Second Edition is written for people who have been diagnosed with the progressive form of Multiple Sclerosis.
It focuses on the newest advances in managing worsening symptoms and offers hope to MS patients facing the future. This concise and practical overview educates patients about diagnosis, disease-modifying therapies, managing difficult symptoms and coping strategies.
Other topics include:Top ten questions about Progressive MSCan Progressive MS be treated?Vocational and legal issuesA glimpse into the futureThis encouraging and informative book will be a welcome addition to any patient, healthcare professional or institutional library.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 162 pages
- Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
- Publication Date: 30/10/2007
- Category: Coping with illness
- ISBN: 9781932603477