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Multiple Sclerosis, Fifth Edition

A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

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Now in its fifth edition, Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed is the best-selling guide to 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 their lives, 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.

Product Details

  • Publication Date September 28, 2017
  • Page Count 296
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826165114

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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Foreword by Catherine Edward

Acknowledgments

1. The History of Multiple Sclerosis

2. What Is Multiple Sclerosis and How Is It Diagnosed?

3. What Is the Cause of Multiple Sclerosis?

4. What Treatment Is Available?

5. Unconventional Medicines Used for Multiple Sclerosis

6. Practical Guidelines for Living with Multiple Sclerosis

7. Coping with Multiple Sclerosis

8. Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis

9. Financial and Life Planning

10. Research in Multiple Sclerosis: The Link to Treatments

11. What Works and What Doesn’t: The “Ins” and “Outs” of Clinical Trials

12. How Your Multiple Sclerosis Society Can Help

Glossary

Additional Reading

Resources

Index