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Author LeVine, Harry, 1949- author.

Title What you need to know about ALS / Harry LeVine III
Published Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2019]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 149 pages)
Series Inside diseases and disorders
Inside diseases and disorders.
Contents Chapter 1: What Is ALS?; Chapter 2: The History of ALS; Chapter 3: Causes and Risk Factors; Chapter 4: Signs and Symptoms; Chapter 5: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management; Chapter 6: Long-Term Prognosis and Potential Complications; Chapter 7: Effects on Family and Friends; Chapter 8: Prevention; Chapter 9: Issues and Controversies; Chapter 10: Current Research and Future Directions
Summary Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the motor neurons that drive voluntary movement. Those diagnosed with ALS experience difficulty moving and speaking and, as the condition worsens, difficulty swallowing and breathing. This book offers an introduction to ALS, focusing on the topics most important to those whose lives have been affected - directly or indirectly - by this condition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 10, 2019)
Subject Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Diagnosis
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Treatment
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Complications
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019020633
ISBN 9781440863578
Other Titles What you need to know about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis