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Author Miller, Robert G. (Robert Gordon), 1942-

Title Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Robert G. Miller, Deborah Gelinas, Patricia O'Connor
Published New York : Demos Medical Pub., ©2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 246 pages) : illustrations
Contents Title Of Page; Table Of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Preface; Authors; Section 1: Introduction; Section 2: Managing The Symptoms Of ALS; Section 3: Resources; Appendix: Resources; Index
Summary ALS is not a curable disease, but it is a treatable one. Treatments are now available that can make a major difference in prolonging life and enhancing the quality of life for people with the disease, and there are treatments for many of the symptoms of ALS that can help ease its burden. Multidisciplinary teams in specialized ALS centers are providing top quality care and comprehensive rehabilitation for persons with ALS. In spite of the progressive nature of this disease and its clear tendency to shorten life, the momentum of research in this disease is expanding dramatically and numerous clin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-233) and index
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Subject Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Popular works
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Alzheimer's & Dementia.
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Gelinas, Deborah F. (Deborah Faith), 1956-
O'Connor, Patricia, 1954-
LC no. 2004018921
ISBN 1417554126