Health Reference Series: Multiple Sclerosis Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1697-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2020
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Multiple Sclerosis Sourcebook, Second Edition provides information about risk factors, causes, and types of multiple sclerosis and its effects on mobility, vision, bladder function, speech, swallowing, and cognition. Treatments and rehabilitation therapies are described, guidelines for nutrition and exercise are discussed, and tips on choosing assistive equipment are provided.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Multiple Sclerosis: Causes, Risk Factors, and Disease Course
  • Chapter 1—Multiple Sclerosis Overview
  • Chapter 2—Autoimmune Diseases: Is Multiple Sclerosis One of Them?
  • Chapter 3—Multiple Sclerosis: Complex Disease of the Central Nervous System
  • Chapter 4—Understanding the Genetics of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 5—Multiple Sclerosis in Women, Children, and Men
  • Chapter 6—Causative Agents of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 7—Multiple Sclerosis: Disease Course and Exacerbation
  • Chapter 8—Rare and Unusual Variants of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 9—Other Demyelinating Diseases
  • Chapter 10—Multiple Sclerosis: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
  • Part II: Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 11—Overview of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
  • Chapter 12—Spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 13—Tremors
  • Chapter 14—Fatigue in People with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 15—Speech and Swallowing Problems Associated with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 16—Vocal Fold Paralysis
  • Chapter 17—Vision Problem and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 18—Bladder Changes in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 19—Cognitive Deficits in People with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 20—Depression and Anxiety in People with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Part III: Diagnostic Tests, Treatments, and Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 21—Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 22—The Multiple Sclerosis Healthcare Team
  • Chapter 23—Working with a Neurologist
  • Chapter 24—Treatment Options for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 25—Drug Treatments and Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 26—Treating the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 27—Treating Exacerbations and Relapses
  • Chapter 28—Treating Involuntary Movement
  • Chapter 29—Potential New Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 30—Multiple Sclerosis Pain Management
  • Chapter 31—Rehabilitation for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 32—Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 33—Plasmapheresis
  • Chapter 34—Stem Cell Transplant Induces Multiple Sclerosis Remission
  • Part IV: Living with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 35—Resilience: Addressing the Challenges of MS
  • Chapter 36—Self-Management for Living Well
  • Chapter 37—Vaccinations and People with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 38—Contraception for Women with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 39—Multiple Sclerosis and Diet
  • Chapter 40—Exercise Guidelines for People with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 41—Sleep and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 42—Stress and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 43—Dysphagia (Swallowing Problems)
  • Chapter 44—Speaking and Thinking Problems
  • Chapter 45—Bladder Problems Tied to Falls in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 46—Maintaining Intimacy and Sexuality If You Have Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 47—Driving with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 48—Dealing with Mobility Challenges: One Step at a Time
  • Chapter 49—Features of Home Accessibility
  • Chapter 50—Equipment That Promotes Self-Care, Mobility, and Independence
  • Chapter 51—Service Animals and People with Disabilities
  • Chapter 52—Developing a Support Network and Group If You Have Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 53—Tips for Multiple Sclerosis Caregivers
  • Part V: Multiple Sclerosis and Work, Financial, and Legal Issues
  • Chapter 54—Navigating the Workplace with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 55—Financial Planning: Security for the Years Ahead
  • Chapter 56—Healthcare Options: Home Care, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Care
  • Chapter 57—A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
  • Chapter 58—Put It in Writing: Advance Directives
  • Chapter 59—Guardianship for People with Disability
  • Part VI: Clinical Trials on Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 60—Understanding Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 61—Nutritional Approaches in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 62—Physical Telerehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 63—Spinal Cord Analysis in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 64—Early Exercise Efforts in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 65—Tele-Exercise and Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 66—Dual-Task Performance in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 67—Speed of Processing Training to Improve Cognition in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 68—E-Support Groups in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 69—Intermittent Fasting in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Part VII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 70—Glossary of Terms Related to Multiple Sclerosis
  • Chapter 71—Organizations with Additional Information about Multiple Sclerosis