Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Maria M. Meyer,Paula Derr,Diane Afes
Publsiher: Caretrust Publications Llc
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2006-12-14
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 096647676X

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With this book in hand, MS caregivers will understand the day-to-day issues that MS patients confront. This empowering guide offers practical advice on every aspect of home care for the MS patient, from preparing the home for comfort and safety to assisting with activities of daily living. Other topics covered are financial management, purchasing equipment, travel, therapies, and strategies for avoiding caregiver burnout.

The Comfort of Home

The Comfort of Home
Author: Maria M. Meyer,Paula Derr
Publsiher: CareTrust Publications
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2002
Genre: Caregivers
ISBN: 096647676X

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With this book in hand, MS caregivers will understand the day-to-day issues that MS patients confront. This empowering guide offers practical advice on every aspect of home care for the MS patient, from preparing the home for comfort and safety to assisting with activities of daily living. Other topics covered are financial management, purchasing equipment, travel, therapies, and strategies for avoiding caregiver burnout.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Rosalind C. Kalb
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 604
Release: 2007-12-11
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781934559154

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A diagnosis of MS can feel overwhelming, even terrifying. Though over 400,000 American's have received that diagnosis, succinct answers on the issues surrounding MS can be hard to come by. This guide is the definitive resource for those who need information on this debilitating disease. Organized in an accessible question-and-answer format, it includes information on diagnosis, epidemiology, and the condition's emotional, social, and economic aspects, as well as descriptions of common medications and helpful advice for managing symptoms.

I Am a Teen Caregiver Now What

I Am a Teen Caregiver  Now What
Author: Avery Elizabeth Hurt
Publsiher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2016-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781508172055

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Many teens enjoy a carefree time of school, some light household responsibilities to help their family, and good times with their friends. According to a National Alliance of Caregiving report in 2005, at least 1.3 million children between the ages of eight and eighteen are shouldering the heavy responsibilities of caring for family members who cannot care for themselves without help. Readers will get a frank description of the work faced by many teen caregivers. Teens who are immersed in this life already can find resources and organizations for support, as well as sound advice for coping in tough times.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Rosalind C. Kalb, MD
Publsiher: Demos Medical Publishing
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2011-11-11
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781617050763

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Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, The Answers You Need, 5th Edition is the definitive 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 book's goal is to help those living with MS live the lives they aspire to lead. The chapters cover everything from treatment to emotional, sexual, and employment issues. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout. The book provides the most current information on multiple sclerosis including a review of the controversy surrounding CCVSI, discussion of the first two pills in development for the disease, new information on the drug Tysabri, emotional issues, and the family. The thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition of the classic Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, The Answers You Need answers even more of your questions about how to live and thrive with MS. What are the current drug therapies for MS? What about alternative medicine? Should I exercise? How common is depression with MS?

Generations

Generations
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2003
Genre: Aging
ISBN: STANFORD:36105115064912

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California s Comprehensive Strategy to Support Family Caregivers

California s Comprehensive Strategy to Support Family Caregivers
Author: California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Health. Subcommittee on Aging and Long-Term Care
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2005
Genre: Caregivers
ISBN: UCBK:C090212277

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The Comfort of Home for Stroke

The Comfort of Home for Stroke
Author: Maria M. Meyer,Paula Derr,Jon Caswell
Publsiher: CareTrust Publications
Total Pages: 338
Release: 2007
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 0966476786

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This complete guide helps caregivers, family members, and stroke survivors understand the day-to-day issues faced by care providers. It guides readers through every stage of care, from explaining different kinds of strokes to understanding personality changes brought on by the illness. Other topics covered include how to prevent strokes from recurring, making the home safe and comfortable, returning to work after a stroke, and preventing caregiver burnout.

Library Journal

Library Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006
Genre: Electronic journals
ISBN: UVA:X030048037

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The Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness

The Complete Directory for People with Chronic Illness
Author: Sedgwick Press
Publsiher: Sedgwick Press
Total Pages: 915
Release: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 1592370810

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This informative resource provides a comprehensive overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with a chronic illness. Thousands of hours of research have gone into this 2005/06 edition, hundreds of new entries have been added and thousands of enhancements have been made to existing entries. This widely-hailed directory is structured around the 90 most prevalent chronic illnesses - from Asthma to Cancer to Wilson's Disease - and provides a comprehensive overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with a chronic illness. Each chronic illness has its own chapter and contains a brief description in layman's language, followed by important resources for National & Local Organizations, State Agencies, Newsletters, Books & Periodicals, Libraries & Research Centers, Support Groups & Hotlines, Web Sites and much more. Two indexes provide quick access to this wealth of information: Entry Index and Geographic Index. This directory is an important resource for health care professionals, the collections of hospital and health care libraries, as well as an invaluable tool for people with a chronic illness and their support network.

Caregiving in the Comfort of Home

Caregiving in the Comfort of Home
Author: Maria M. Meyer,Paula Derr, R.N.
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 409
Release: 2014-01-01
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 0985139153

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Covers all the steps of home care, helping you to: • understand the Affordable Care Act • make the home safe and comfortable for people with special needs • easily handle everyday activities like toileting, bathing, feeding and dressing • effectively • communicate with the entire heath care team to get the best quality of care • know how to prevent back injuries with wheelchair transfers • ensure proper nutrition and exercise—for you and the person in your care • handle any emergency and know the latest CPR procedures • deal with the particular needs of an aging person Plus—Checklists, resources, and tips to make your job easier.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Paul O'Connor
Publsiher: Firefly Books Limited
Total Pages: 155
Release: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 1552978893

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Practical health guide to multiple sclerosis for both patients and their familites, including advice on diagnosis, treatment options and symptoms.

Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Author: Alastair Wilkins
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 307
Release: 2017-11-24
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9783319659213

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This revised, updated second edition draws together the basic science, pathology, epidemiology and treatment possibilities in progressive multiple sclerosis. Each chapter addresses specific aspects of progressive multiple sclerosis providing an extensive review of the current literature and a discussion of the likely mechanisms of tissue injury relevant to the disease. New additions to the second edition include a description of clinical scales used to determine levels of disability; recent trials specifically directed at reducing disease progression; rehabilitation; and an in depth discussion of the similarities and differences between primary and secondary multiple sclerosis. The biological processes underlying disease progression are elucidated as are specific pathophysiological mechanisms. The basic science of axonal degeneration and the clinical understanding of progressive multiple sclerosis are discussed in the context of emerging and future therapies for disease progression as are trials which have been and will be conducted for progressive multiple sclerosis. An overview of biomarkers for the disease is included and existing symptomatic therapies for progressive multiple sclerosis are covered in detail. Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Second Edition is ideal for both general neurologists and those with a specialist interest in multiple sclerosis. It will also be of interest to neurologists in training and other medical professionals treating this common disease.

Healing Massage

Healing Massage
Author: Maureen Abson
Publsiher: North Atlantic Books
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2016-10-04
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781623170608

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This practical, detailed, and accessible guide to using massage to treat a range of medical conditions will educate and empower both massage practitioners and non-professionals who want to safely and effectively make a difference in the well-being of a friend or family member. Chapters are conveniently organized alphabetically, so that the reader can easily find helpful treatments for more than 40 medical conditions such as asthma, cancer, frozen shoulder, and plantar fasciitis. Bringing together Eastern and Western understandings of the body, health, and wellness, this user-friendly sourcebook defines and details each of the conditions, any contraindications to massage, and massage protocols and instructions, including how often treatment should be administered. Healing Massage can make treatment and pain relief both available and affordable to those who might not have access to expensive professional treatment. It can also provide substantial and detailed information to practitioners not familiar with a specific condition. Written by a leading massage practitioner and international teacher, this book will be a will be an essential reference in the office or at home. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation
Author: Michael Selzer,Stephanie Clarke,Leonardo Cohen,Gert Kwakkel,Robert Miller
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2014-04-24
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781107011670

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Volume 1 of the Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation covers the basic sciences relevant to recovery of function following injury to the nervous system.