Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders

Editor(s): Lawrence M. Samkoff, Andrew D. Goodman

Published Online: 1 AUG 2014 08:41PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470673881

Online ISBN: 9781118298633

DOI: 10.1002/9781118298633

About this Book

Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders is a practical guide to effective care of patients with multiple sclerosis and other neuroimmunologic and CNS inflammatory disorders.

It provides the scientific basis of multiple sclerosis including etiology, epidemiology, and pathogenesis. It covers the diagnostic process, the course of the disease and prognosis, and the use of MRI in diagnosis and disease monitoring. Disease-modifying  treatment algorithms for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, switching therapy, and progressive multiple sclerosis treatment algorithms are all discussed in detail. It also addresses multiple sclerosis in childhood and pregnancy and includes assessment of alternative therapies.

This new addition to the Neurology in Practice series contains practical guidance and learning features:

• Algorithms and guidelines

• "Tips and Tricks" boxes on improving outcomes

• "Caution" warning boxes to avoiding problems

• "Science Revisited"-quick reminders of the basic science principles necessary for understanding

Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Inflammatory Disorders is an ideal reference for neurologists in practice and training.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 10

      Symptomatic Management of MS (pages 102–113)

      Jessica Robb, Lawrence M. Samkoff and Andrew D. Goodman

    3. Chapter 11

      Invisible Symptoms of MS (pages 114–121)

      Leigh E. Charvet, Benzi Kluzer and Lauren B. Krupp

    4. Chapter 12

      Rehabilitation (pages 122–133)

      Nesanet S. Mitiku, Alexius E. G. Sandoval and George H. Kraft

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