Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis by Kathleen CostelloNavigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis by Kathleen Costello

Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis

byKathleen Costello, Ben W. Thrower, Barbara S. Giesser

Paperback | August 6, 2015

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Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis will serve as a practical guide for meeting the challenges of this life-long disease. MS may cause a myriad of symptoms and varies greatly from person to person. The authors demystify MS and offer practical solutions and guidance based upon theirextensive combined clinical and research experience. The book tackles many of the common symptoms experienced by the person with MS and looks into the future to explore where research is headed. If you are newly diagnosed or have been living with MS for years, this book is an invaluableguide.
Kathleen Costello, MS, ANP-BC, MSCN, is Associate Vice President, Clinical Care at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, New York, NY and Nurse Practitioner at Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center in Baltimore, MD. Ben W. Thrower, MD, is Medical Director at the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute at Shepherd Center in A...
Title:Navigating Life with Multiple SclerosisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 6, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199381739

ISBN - 13:9780199381739

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! This is an excellent book for someone newly diagnosed and for family members trying to better understand the disease. Definitely worth picking up and sharing or buying copies for family members to bring everyone to the same level of understanding.
Date published: 2016-12-31

Table of Contents

1. What Is Multiple Sclerosis?2. How Multiple Sclerosis Affects the Nerves3. How MS Is Diagnosed4. Managing Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms5. Treating and Managing Multiple Sclerosis: Relapses and Disease-Modifying Therapies6. Lifestyle Management7. Reproductive Issues in Multiple Sclerosis8. The Future of Multiple Sclerosis Management9. Planning for Your Future