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Halper, June (editor); Holland, Nancy J. (editor)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, frequently debilitating neurologic disease that is most often diagnosed at a relatively young age. The disease lasts a lifetime, and involves a wide range of issues, some disease-related and others the result of living and aging with a chronic and sometimes disabling condition. This superb volume is the only definitive text on the comprehensive nursing care of people with MS. As the most direct link to patients and their families, nurses are in the unique position of providing a conduit for physicians and other health care professionals to work with patients, their families, and the community. Nursing care in MS is a collaboration between the patient/family and the nurse, a partnership whose goal is self-awareness and self-responsibility; whose activities involve a great deal of self-care. This book is not simply a nursing text - the lessons that it imparts will be useful in many fields of chronic disease management. The book opens with an overview of multiple sclerosis and its implications for nursing practice; a discussion of theoretical concepts, research, and clinical trials; and an overview of symptom management. This is followed by chapters dealing with specific areas relating to nursing management of the person with MS, including the management of elimination dysfunction, the prevention of complications in severely disabled individuals, psychosocial issues, sexuality and family planning, issues of special relevance to female patients, and interactions with rehabilitation services. Of particular interest are chapters dealing with the nursing implications of disease modifying agents, the role of complementary therapies, patient and family education, client advocacy, and hope as a unifying concept in managing this unpredictable disease. Appendices that include an extensive list of resources and medication sheets for all of the most commonly used agents in the management of multiple sclerosis will be referred to constantly.
Demos Medical Publishing, Incorporated, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1888799641
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Inventory #6696
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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McNeill, John J.
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. 213pp.
Beacon Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0807079030
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Inventory #26709
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Turner, Keith
Collection of the author's poetry, 1 of 60 signed copies of edition of 250 with letter signed by the author. Small faint stains to cover, rubbing to edges of cover.
The Mandeville Press, 1991, Card Covers, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Pamphlet. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #19855
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Friesen, P. M.
N.B. Chipping to head and tail of D/J spine and corners. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Several closed tears to edges of D/J. Foxing to inside of D/J. 1065pp.
Christian Press, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. Revised Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26346
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.25 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Sandham, Fran
"Traversa" is a fascinating account of the hardships and hilarity Fran Sandham experienced during his epic solo journey on foot across Africa, from the Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean through Namibia, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Inspired by the legendary crossings of the great explorers, Sandham left the daily grind of London to undertake an extraordinary adventure. "Traversa" describes his brushes with danger in the form of lions and snakes, land mines and bandits, his 2-month battle with a syphilitic donkey, malaria and the everyday troubles that arise when walking across Africa. Underpinned with stories of the great explorers themselves - Livingstone, Stanley and Galton among others - "Traversa" is the written proof of Sandham's grit, determination and sheer obsession with the continent of Africa.
Duckworth, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780715637029
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Inventory #19368
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 8.39 approx. - € 7.18 approx.)
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