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Author Neilson, Stuart.

Title Motor neurone disease / Stuart Neilson, Frank Clifford Rose
Published London : Class, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 192 pages) : illustrations
Series At your fingertips
At your fingertips (London, England)
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword by GEORGE LEVVY; Foreword by LIN NEWMAN; Preface by Dr FRANK CLIFFORD ROSE FRCP; Acknowledgements; Note to reader; 1 MND explained; What is MND?; Who gets MND?; Other names for MND; Types of MND; Symptoms of MND; 2 The possible causes of MND; Connections with other diseases; Environmental connections; Trauma; Genetics; 3 Diagnosis and prognosis of MND; Diagnosis; Reactions to your diagnosis; Prognosis; 4 Medical treatments for MND; Drugs used in MND; Other treatment choices; 5 Surgery for MND; 6 Complementary therapy and self-help for MND; Vitamins and supplements
DietComplementary therapy; 7 Problems with swallowing and breathing; Swallowing; Breathing; 8 Problems with communication; Interaction with friends and relatives; Simple aids; Speech aids; Telephone-type aids; Computers; 9 Problems with bladder and bowel function; Bladder; Bowel; 10 Adapting to life with MND; Mobility; Dressing aids; Bathroom adaptations and aids; Eating and drinking; Furniture; 11 Care and services; 12 Employment issues; Rights and obligations; Working with MND; 13 Financial and legal issues; Benefits; Home ownership; Insurance; Wills; 14 Coping with MND
Coping as a parent with MNDCoping as the carer for someone with MND; Despair; Changing relationships; 15 Future research into cures and causes; Genetics; New drugs; Glossary; Appendix 1 Books and other sources of information; Appendix 2 Useful addresses; Index
Summary Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. Its effects on the body can be so severe that it eventually changes the lives of those affected and hence those of their families, friends and work colleagues. Motor Neurone Disease (MND) - the 'at your fingertips' guide is packed full of sensible advice. The expert authors address the physical and emotional upheaval that MND brings on, discussing its impact on the whole family, offering positive help and advice. The book provides up-to-date and medically accurate information on a whole range of topics from diagnosi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Popular works
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Genre/Form Popular works
Form Electronic book
Author Rose, F. Clifford (Frank Clifford)
ISBN 185959140X