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- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 23.99
Because most people who are diagnosed with MS are between the ages of 15-55 years, the disease has a significant impact, not only on the individual with the disease, but also on the family members and loved ones whose lives are interwoven with them. Families experiencing multiple sclerosis often find themselves in uncharted territory. Prior patterns... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 23.99
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... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 15.99
What Nurses Know...HIV/AIDS provides up-to-date, reliable and practical health information for people living with HIV and their significant others. In easy-to-understand everyday language the authors give information to help individuals with HIV navigate the healthcare system, covering everything from receiving an initial HIV test to becoming an... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 18.99
In the United States, an estimated 42 million people suffer from some form of movement disorder. Common movement disorders include Parkinson's disease (PD), essential tremor (ET), and dystonia. Although medications may be helpful for these conditions, in many patients, symptoms cannot be controlled with medications alone. In such situations, their... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 18.99
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. Feelings of tingling and weakness increase in intensity until the muscles cannot be used at all and the patient is almost totally paralyzed. No one knows why Guillain-Barre strikes some people and not others, or what sets the... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 16.99
This indispenable guide offers a complete picture of the road to recovery, and the specifics to move ahead with your life. When possible it encourages readers to resume their favorite hobbies, participate in athletic activities and return to the workplace. For the first time, leading medical specialists at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic offer their... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 15.99
An initial response to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis is typically an active search for information about the disease itself and its potential long-term effects. Over 450,000 people in the US have received a diagnosis of MS and are living with this chronic debili- tating condition. What Nurses Know...Multiple Sclerosis sheds new light on this... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 18.99
Billions of dollars are spent on stroke-related rehabilitation research and treatment techniques but most are not well communicated to the patient or caregiver. As a result, many stroke survivors are treated with outdated or ineffective therapies. Stronger After Stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader's hands by providing simple to follow... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 15.99
What do osteoporosis, anemia, diabetes and depression have in common? They can all be caused by celiac disease. Celiac disease, also know as gluten intolerance, is a major problem for millions of Americans. The Celiac Disease Foundation estimates that 2 million adults, children, and infants, or 1 in 133 people in the United States, have celiac disease.... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 15.99
Hepatitis C is the most common blood-borne virus in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 3.2 million Americans are chronically infected with the chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Treatment for HCV is long, sometimes lasting a year or more with success rate currently around 50%. And the medications often cause incapacitating... more...