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Ne u ro l o g y The Only Major Text Dedicated Solely to Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease

Two New Cornerstone Epilepsy Titles

Pediatric Epilepsy

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Diagnosis and Therapy, 3rd Edition

Diagnosis and Clinical Management, 2nd Edition Stewart A. Factor, DO and William J. Weiner, MD, Editors “Surprisingly, there has been no major monograph devoted to Parkinson's disease alone… Detailed chapters on individual symptoms, clinical pharmacology, and other diseases that include prominent parkinsonian features… Sound advice is provided on quality of life, caregiving, and financial considerations.”—New England Journal of Medicine “Drs. Factor and Weiner succeed in their goal of providing a 'comprehensive… review on the multiple aspects of the disease and putting them into perspective'… An informative read, with a very good take on the current management of Parkinson's disease… the [book] I will reach for first when reviewing a Parkinson's disease topic.” —Archives of Neurology Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease. This completely revised and updated second edition of Parkinson’s Disease: Diagnosis and Clinical Management covers all important advances in our understanding of the etiology, pathogenesis, investigation, and management of Parkinson's disease. Including 23 new chapters, with updated information on genetics, pathology, biomarkers, pathogenesis, impulse control disorders in Parkinson’s disease, and key outcome measures.

John M. Pellock, MD, W. Edwin Dodson, MD, Blaise F.D. Bourgeois, MD, Editors Douglas R. Nordli, Jr, MD, Raman Sankar, MD, PhD, Associate Editors “Up-to-date, well presented and accessible. Recommended to all those who are interested in epilepsy.”—Journal of Neurology “All child neurologists, [and] those who deal professionally with childhood epilepsy will want to have this book on their shelves for frequent use...undoubtedly a major work on this subject.”—Epileptic Disorders The extensively updated third edition of Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapy continues to be the definitive volume on the diagnosis, treatment, classification, and management of the childhood epilepsies. Written by nearly 100 international leaders in the field, this new edition progresses logically, with major sections on the basic mechanisms of the disease, classification, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and age-related syndromes of epilepsy. The core of the new third edition is its completely updated section on antiepileptic drugs, including an in-depth discussion of dosage considerations, drug toxicity, teratogenicity, and drug interactions, with recommendations for optimal combinations when multiple drug therapy is required. The third edition includes 21 new chapters and features: • Expanded section on the basic science and mechanism of epilepsy • Completely updated drug chapters, including newly released drugs and those in development • Expanded chapters on vagus nerve stimulation and surgical treatment • Expanded section on co-morbidities Sections: Basic Mechanisms; Classification, Epidemiology, Etiology, and Diagnosis; Age-Related Syndromes; General Principles of Therapy; Antiepileptic Drugs and Ketogenic Diet; Epilepsy Surgery and Vagus Nerve Stimulation; Psychosocial Aspects. November 2007, 900 pages, Hardcover, 978-1-933864-16-7, $159.00

This encyclopedic contribution to the field is vital for all those who treat and care for patients as well as for libraries and other professional collections.

Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy

Sections: History; Clinical Presentation; Behavioral and Psychiatric Manifestations; Pathology and Neurochemistry; Biomarkers; Pathogenesis and Etiology; Drugs; Treatment Issues; Surgery; Subtypes of Parkinsonianism; Other Issues.

Steven C. Schachter, MD, Gregory L. Holmes, MD, and Dorothée KasteleijnNolst Trenité, MD, MPH, Editors

Principles and Practice

October 2007, 1,000 pages, Hardcover, 978-1-933864-00-6, $165.00

Covering the entire field of brain injury medicine...”

Brain Injury Medicine

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Principles and Practice Nathan D. Zasler, MD, Douglas I. Katz, MD, and Ross D. Zafonte, DO, Editors Please see page 6 for more information. 2007, 1,304 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-93-4, $199.00

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An area of significant and growing interest in the medical community, behavioral aspects of epilepsy are gaining attention throughout the world. This important new book, the first in the field, comprehensively covers the topic from basic science to clinical applications. It is a fascinating read for all neurologists, psychiatrists, and researchers in the fields of epilepsy, neuroscience, and psychology/psychiatry. Written by authorities in the field, Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy features a “bench to bedside” approach that explores:” • • • • • •

The mechanisms underlying epilepsy and behavior Neurophysiologic function Neuropsychiatric and behavioral disorders in patients with epilepsy The effects of treatments and surgery on behavior Pediatric and adolescent epilepsy Disorders associated with epilepsy that impact behavior

Sections: Animal Models; Mechanisms Underlying Epilepsy and Behavior; Clinical Science; Neurophysiologic Functions; Neuropsychiatric and Behavioral Disorders in Patients with Epilepsy; Effects of Treatment on Mood and Neuropsychiatric Function in Adults; Epilepsy Surgery; Pediatric and Adult Epilepsy; Other Disorders Associated with Epilepsy that Impact Behavior, Mood, and Cognition. October 2007, 480 pages, Hardcover, 978-1-933864-04-4, $119.00

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Ne u ro l o g y Disease-specific pathology for neurologists…

Board Reviews

Clinical Neuropathology Text and Color Atlas Catherine Haberland, MD

Vascular Neurology

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“Easily readable text with sufficient explanations of disease processes and mechanisms…very good illustrations and well-indexed… Illustrations have been chosen very carefully and each appropriately illustrates the most important and relevant lesions...ample, good multiplechoice questions at the end of each chapter.”—Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology “Concise, well written, and easy to read... the overall quality of the images is excellent… A nicely produced book and the title accurately reflects the contents. The price is appropriate given the number of illustrations. The book will be useful for those interested in having a concise reference of clinical neuropathology.” —Journal of Neurosurgery In this new full-color text and atlas, Dr. Haberland provides a complete overview of the structural alterations of important nervous system diseases, along with their clinical manifestations. You will get a full understanding of the goals of the neuropathologic exam, the histologic reaction of neural tissue to diseases, and the pathologic conditions particular to the nervous system. All topics are highlighted by gross and histologic images of the brain and spinal cord, and all integrate the most recent scientific studies.

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Nancy Futrell, MD and Dara Jamieson, MD The only review book for the biggest subspecialty in neurology, Vascular Neurology: Questions and Answers contains more than 500 questions and answers to help readers prepare for the RITE, neurology, and vascular neurology subspecialty Board exam. In addition, it will be an essential review for the thousands of neurologists currently eligible for vascular neurology certification. Vascular Neurology covers everything from the basics of neuroscience to “must-know” clinical neurology to neurovascular esoterica. Board-formatted review questions are used throughout, each with an answer and detailed explanation. Divided into nine key sections for targeted topic review, this is the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for exams.

Key features include: • Applicability to a wide range of physicians, including medical students neurology residents, vascular neurologists, cardiologists, neurosurgeons, internists, hospitalists

• Full-color throughout—nearly 600 illustrations! • 80 tables of disease-specific clinical and pathologic data • End-of-chapter review questions with answers—an excellent selfassessment tool for clinicians! • Dozens of case studies keyed to full-color pathologic images and neuroimaging studies • A consistent clinical focus on every topic

• A testing without anxiety, self-assessment format for board examinations

Contents: Introduction to Clinical Neuropathology; Basics of Neuropathology; Cerebral Hypoxia; Cerebrovascular Diseases; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Infectious Disease; Prion Diseases; Demyelinating Diseases; Hereditary Neurometabolic Diseases; Acquired Neurometabolic Diseases; Neoplasms; Traumatic Injuries of the Central Nervous System; Congenital Malformations of the Central Nervous System; Fetal and Perinatal Cerebral Pathology; Answer Section.

Sections: Basic Science; Pharmacology; Clinical Stroke; Clinical Cardiology; Clinical Hematology; Clinical Pediatrics; Imaging; Clinical Pathology; Rehabilitation.

2007, 320 pages, 717 illustrations (588 in color), Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-97-2, $89.95

Handbook of Neurologic Rating Scales With 2nd Edition

Robert M. Herndon, MD, Editor

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Praise for the 1st Edition… “…helpful to anyone who is interested in learning about measures of disease severity and outcome…”—Annals of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry “…an excellent review of rating scales across the spectrum of neurologic disease… an excellent reference for evaluating scales measuring various neurologic conditions.”—Journal of Neurologic Rehabilitation Rating scales are used daily by everyone involved in the management of patients with neurologic disease and in the design and management of neurologic clinical trials. The second edition of this important work continues to be the single source for the wide range of scales used in specific neurologic diseases and neurorehabilitation. You will refer to this volume constantly! Contents. Introduction to Clinical Neurologic Scales; Generic and General Use Scales; Pediatric Developmental Scales; Pediatric Neurologic and Rehabilitation Rating Scales; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinimetric Scales; Scales for the Assessment of Movement Disorders; Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelinating Diseases; Assessment of the Elderly with Dementia; Clinical Stroke Scales; Peripheral Neuropathy and Pain Scales; Diagnostic Headache Criteria and Instruments; Scales for Assessment of Ataxia; Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury; Health-Related Quality of Life Scales for Epilepsy; Rehabilitation Outcome Measures; HIV-Associated Cognitive Impairment; Summary and Conclusions.

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Questions and Answers

2006, 456 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-92-7, $125.00

• A Q&A format with explanatory answers and references for further investigation • Clinical scenario format with real-life patients • Excellent color and black and white radiological images • Excellent color neuropathological images

December 2007, approx. 360 pages, Softcover, 978-1-933864-24-2, $75.00

Ultimate Review for BESTSELLER! the Neurology Boards Hubert H. Fernandez, MD, Stephan Eisenschenk, MD, Anthony T. Yachnis, MD, and Michael S. Okun, MD This is the first book with a web-based review program guaranteed to provide a comprehensive, interactive self-assessment and review tool for the written Neurology Board Exam. Included here are in-depth sections on Clinical Neurology, Neurophysiology, Pediatric Neurology, Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurosciences, and Neurobehavior and Neuropsychology. In addition, helpful tips on how to prepare for the Boards (both written and oral) are detailed.

Key features include: • 167 interactive, web-based cases and flashcards • Unique format that allows for in-depth or quick review depending on your needs • Innovative design that emphasizes the material in direct proportion to the requirements of the written Boards • Hundreds of illustrations, tables, mnemonics and Quick Pearls that support the text and help with memory retention for both the written and oral exam • Comprehensive chapters on adult and child psychiatry, neurobehavior and neuropsychology that eliminate the need for additional study guides Sections. Clinical Neurology: Pediatric Neurology: Subspecialties: Basic Neurosciences: Psychiatry, Neurobehavior and Neuropsychology. 2006, 544 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-91-0, $79.95


Ne u ro l o g y EEG

EEG on DVD: Adult An Interactive Reading Session

Epilepsy

Pediatric Epilepsy

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Richard P. Brenner, MD

John M. Pellock, MD, W. Edwin Dodson, MD, and Blaise F.D. Bourgeois, MD, Editors

Here is the first fully interactive tool that simulates an actual EEG lab reading session. EEG on DVD: Adult - An Interactive Reading Session teaches EEG interpretation to neurology residents, clinical neurophysiology fellows, and neurologists, using 200 EEG cases, over 400 EEGs, and a self-testing section.

Douglas R. Nordli, JR, MD, and Raman Sankar, MD, PhD, Associate Editors

Please see page 1 for more information. November 2007, 900 pages, Hardcover, 978-1-933864-16-7, $159.00

Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy

Covering a wide variety of adult EEGs, this bestselling DVD is the perfect tool for clinical self-assessment and board preparation. Features unique to this DVD include:

Steven C. Schachter, MD, Gregory L. Holmes, MD, and Dorothée Kasteleijn Nolst-Trenité, MD, MPH, Editors Please see page 1 for more information. October 2007, 480 pages, Hardcover, 978-1-933864-04-4, $119.00

• Versatility: Users can view cases randomly, in similar topic groupings, or grouped by a specific EEG pattern or clinical entity

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy

• Cases can be presented as questions, in random sequence, simulating an EEG reading session • Practice quiz, with answers and references

Orrin Devinsky, MD, Steven Schachter, MD, and Steven Pacia, MD, Editors

2007, DVD, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-06-8, $99.00

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William O. Tatum, IV, DO, Aatif Husain, MD, Selim Benbadis, MD, and Peter W. Kaplan, MD Handbook of EEG Interpretation provides practical information on reading EEGs by juxtaposing actual EEGs with “bullet points” of critical information, making it an essential neurophysiology reference for use during bedside, OR, ER, and ICU EEG interpretation. At once more concise, illustrative, and portable than other texts on EEG, Handbook of EEG Interpretation fits in a labcoat pocket, providing immediate information for anyone involved in EEG interpretation. It is a useful tool for all residents, fellows, and clinicians in neurology as well as internists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, ICU staff, ER staff, EEG technologists, and nurses. Contents: Normal EEG; Abnormal Non-epileptiform EEG; Epileptiform Discharges; Ictal EEG; Patterns of Special Significance; Polysomnography; Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring. 2007, 276 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-11-2, $49.95

A Practical Approach to Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring Comin Aatif M. Husain, MD

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Handbook of EEG Interpretation

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This handbook discusses all practical aspects of neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring (NIOM), which is increasingly being used to continuously assess the functional integrity of a patient's nervous system during surgery. With the use of bullet points, tables, and illustrations, this manual will be essential reading for neurologists, neuroanesthesiologists, neurosurgeons, and OR techs. Useful for both training and day-to-day review, A Practical Approach to Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring is the only source for critical information on buying, training, set-up, and billing for NIOM services. Contents: Introduction to the Operating Room; Basic Monitoring Steps; Remote Monitoring; Anesthetic Considerations for IOM; Billing, Ethical, Legal Issues in IOM; Training Currriculum in IOM; Buyer’s Guide to IOM Machines; Surgery on the Vertebral Column; Spinal Cord Surgery; Lumbosacral Surgery; Tethered Cord Surgery; Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy; Dorsal Root Entry Zone Procedures; Peripheral Nerve Surgery; Cerebellopontine Angle Surgery; Aortic Surgery; Carotid Surgery; Corticography and Brain Mapping. March 2008, approx. 400 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-09-9, $75.00

“A very timely resource publication…Strongly recommend[ed]…to all professionals caring for patients with epilepsy.”—Epilepsia “An unusual book of impressive scope…The editors have produced a significant contribution to the literature on epilepsy.”—Neurology 2005, 354 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-89-7, $84.95

Imitators of Epilepsy 2nd Edition Peter W. Kaplan, MB, FRCP, and Robert S. Fisher, MD, PhD, Editors “...an excellent overview of the types of questions that run through the mind of a diagnostician.” —New England Journal of Medicine “...an excellent teaching tool to help with the differential diagnosis of seizure disorders...a handy reference for complex cases.”—Epilepsia This expanded second edition provides a comprehensive review of the differential diagnosis of seizures; how the imitators of epilepsy present clinically; their particular distinguishing historical features; and diagnostic tests. 2005, 312 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-83-5, $99.00

Epilepsy A to Z A Glossary of Epilepsy Terminology Peter W. Kaplan, MD, Pierre Loiseau, MD, Robert S. Fisher, MD, PhD, and Pierre Jallon, MD “…ideal for medical students, nurses, social workers, neuro-psychologists, residents, and fellows rotating on a neurology service or epilepsy ward, and should be carried in a labcoat pocket.”—Epilepsia 1995, 336 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-0-939957-75-0, $36.95

Epilepsy in Clinical Practice A Case Study Approach Andrew N. Wilner, MD, FACP “...bridges the gap between textbooks and clinical practice by merging theoretical concepts with practical management decisions.”—Medscape General Medicine Journal “…an excellent introduction for Neurology trainees who are looking for a guide to the management of patients with epilepsy.”—Epilepsia 2000, 296 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-34-7, $34.95

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Ne u ro l o g y Atlas of Interventional Neurology

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Multiple Sclerosis

Adnan I. Qureshi, MD, Editor A thorough review of techniques and management strategies, Atlas of Interventional Neurology offers clearly illustrated angiographic images and straightforward descriptions of the 14 endovascular procedures commonly used in the treatment of cerebrovascular disease. The extensive illustrations take readers logically through each step of the procedure, reflecting real-time decision-making scenarios while highlighting anatomic landmarks and details. Concise instructions are presented in outline form, and indications and alternative methods are discussed where appropriate. With a discussion of common pitfalls and strategies for overcoming them, Atlas of Interventional Neurology is the only up-to-date discussion of this topic of rapidly growing interest. March 2008, approx. 250 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-31-0, $150.00

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Clinical Neurology Graeme J. Hankey and Joanna M. Wardlaw, MD

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“The text fulfills the need for a ready reference for everyday use. It is succinct and useful for both the beginner and the experienced physician.”—Archives of Neurology

“The exquisite illustrations and ease of readability are [this book’s] strong points...[It] is recommended to students, residents, and practicing neurologists interested in a general review or a quick reference of high clinical utility and general neurological information.”—Annals of Neurology With over 800 illustrations, the majority in full color, Clinical Neurology reflects the major contribution of neuroradiology to medical neurology and combines the advantages of a color atlas and a textbook. Each condition is described on a page or a spread of pages, using a structured text and integrating color photographs, radiographs, and line diagrams. This volume is must reading for all neurologists and neuroradiologists; its clarity of presentation also makes it an ideal reference work for residents in these specialties. November 2007, 704 pages, 800 illustrations, Softcover, 978-1-933864-30-3, $99.00 North American rights only

Fundamentals of Neurologic Disease Larry E. Davis, MD, with Molly K. King, MD, and Jessica L. Schultz, MD This book is ideal for students in neurology and related disciplines who wish to learn the basic principles of neurology and to understand common neurologic diseases. It is designed to be read from cover to cover in a 3-4 week neurology rotation, in a classroom situation, or used as a reference by any medical professional who needs a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of neurology. Special features include an easily accessible, step-by-step “Essential Neurologic Exam” on the inside front cover. 2005, 248 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-84-2, $29.95

Neurologic Disease in Women 2nd Edition Peter W. Kaplan, MB, FRCP, Editor “A beautifully presented book; clearly headed and with wide use of well-constructed tables... A good addition to any neurological library.”—Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry Groundbreaking research continues to advance our knowledge of gender-based differences in human brain function. Neurologists need look no further than Neurologic Disease in Women, 2nd Edition for an evidence-based, authoritative text on this important topic.

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2006, 496 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-85-9, $99.00

Dietary Supplements and Multiple Sclerosis A Health Professional’s Guide Allen C. Bowling MD, PhD and Thomas M. Stewart, JD, PA-C, MS

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With this helpful guide, health professionals can guide MS patients away from possibly harmful therapies and toward low-risk, effective therapies. The supplements selected for inclusion are those with specific relevance to MS that are popular among the general population. The book also covers those known to have serious adverse side effects to those living with multiple sclerosis. Supplements are arranged in alphabetical order, along with a brief summary explaining the relevance of each in regard to this disease. The perfect bedside reference for practitioners! 2004, 120 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-90-3, $19.95

Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis A Guide to Diagnosis and Management Lauren B. Krupp, MD “Readable and informative... [It] logically explores the topic in a series of concise well-referenced chapters...Of use to neurologists, other physicians, and paramedical personnel who care for patients with MS [as well as] patients and their relatives looking for scientific information on fatigue in MS.”—The Lancet Fatigue is perhaps the single most prevalent and disabling symptom of multiple sclerosis, and limits patients’ activity more than any other MS symptom. This practical guide for physicians and other health care professionals discusses the impact of fatigue on the person with MS. Fatigue need not be tolerated by MS patients. Contents. Introduction; Definitions of MS-Related Fatigue; Pathophysiology of MSRelated Fatigue; The Impact of Mood Disorders on Fatigue; Measurement Tools for MS-Related Fatigue; The Diagnostic Workup; Nonpharmacologic Management Strategies; Pharmacologic Management Strategies. 2004, 110 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-81-1, $19.95

Multiple Sclerosis Immunology, Pathology, and Pathophysiology Robert M. Herndon, MD, Editor “A well written and carefully referenced compendium of 16 excellent reviews on the basic science of multiple sclerosis. It will appeal to laboratory investigators of multiple sclerosis as well as clinicians interested in the basic science underlying multiple sclerosis.”—Doody’s Reviews “The single reference guide one would need regarding the understanding of basic mechanisms associated with MS.”—The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine “The magnetic resonance imaging chapter is a tour de force with excellent breadth and fine illustrations...a valuable resource...pleasing to a wide audience of scientists and academic physicians in the MS field.”—Archives of Neurology Sections. Morphologic Substrates of Demyelination. Experimental Aspects of Demyelination. Cytokines, Chemokines, and Interferons. Pathology. 2003, 248 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-62-0, $94.95

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Ne u ro l o g y World Federation of Neurology Series

Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis, Medical Management, and Rehabilitation

Classic Text!

Jack S. Burks, MD and Kenneth P. Johnson, MD, Editors “The material is presented clearly and concisely; welldesigned tables help to summarize the main points of each chapter...Important scales used in the evaluation of patients or in clinical research are presented in an easily understandable manner...”—The New England Journal of Medicine This important book focuses throughout on symptom control and clinical management using innovative therapies. It is packed with useful tables, charts, diagrams, magnetic resonance images, illustrations, and algorithms that clarify and enhance the textual material. 2000, 628 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-35-4, $185.00

Multiple Sclerosis in Clinical Practice Stanley van den Noort, MD and Nancy J. Holland, RN, EdD, Editors “…addresses its audience well and…contains many nice case studies.”—International MS Journal Managing multiple sclerosis requires an understanding of which drugs to prescribe for an acute attack, the use of newly developed drugs to help control the disease process, and management of the many symptoms and neurologic complications that arise. This book emphasizes those therapies that can also be used successfully by the non-MS specialist.

Neurologic Consequences of Malnutrition NEW! Marco T. Medina, MD

The newest book in the prestigious World Federation of Neurology series, Neurologic Consequences of Malnutrition begins with an overview of the epidemiology and incidence of malnutrition and neurologic disorders. There is a discussion of the clinical and functional assessment of undernourished patients, focusing on patients with Protein-Energy Malnutrition, as well as an extensive and complete classification of the different micronutrient deficiencies related to neurologic symptoms. Other topics covered include the relationship between alcoholism and malnutrition, a major public health challenge in developing nations, and the neurophysiologic findings in undernourished patients. 2007, 80 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-03-7, $49.95

Stroke: Selected Topics

NEW!

Julien Bogousslavsky, MD, Editor Stroke provides a practical review of this common disabling medical condition. It emphasizes evaluation and treatment, and offers advice on how to apply costeffective care in clinical practice. Topics covered include: • Stroke in developing countries • The epidemiology of stroke • Stroke subtypes and rationale for their separation • Recovery and rehabilitation 2007, 80 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-01-3, $39.95

1999, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-25-5, $39.95

Multiple Sclerosis for NEW! the Practicing Neurologist

Movement Disorders

Joel Oger, MD and Adnan Al-Araji, MD, Editors

Parkinson’s Disease

NEW!

Multiple Sclerosis for the Practicing Neurologist offers an overview of this disorder, especially focused on the evaluation and treatment of patients in low-resource environments, which often lack new options like MRI technology, and disease-modifying drugs.

Diagnosis and Clinical Management, 2nd Edition Stewart A. Factor, DO, and William J. Weiner, MD, Editors Please see page 1 for more information. October 2007, 1,000 pages, Hardcover, 978-1-933864-00-6, $165.00

A Practical Approach to Movement Disorders

NEW!

Diagnosis and Surgical and Medical Management Hubert H. Fernandez, MD, Ramon L. Rodriguez, MD, Frank M. Skidmore, MD, and Michael S. Okun, MD This pocket-sized handbook provides the busy clinician with a quick, symptom- based guide to the clinical presentation, diagnosis, work-up, and management of the most common types of movement disorders encountered in clinical practice. It is written in expanded outline format, with frequent diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms, tables, and scales.

Key features include: • • • •

Symptom-based, rather than disease-based, chapters A unique section on the neurological aspects of deep brain stimulation (DBS) Dozens of diagnostic and management pearls Suggested readings for each chapter

2007, 120 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-833864-02-0, $49.95

Epilepsy Global Issues for the Practicing Neurologist Jerome Engel, MD, PhD, Editor Approximately 80% of people with epilepsy live in developing countries, where modern diagnostic and treatment options do not exist. This is the first text to address the issues faced by neurologists who must deliver epileptic care with limited resources. Developed under the auspices of the World Federation of Neurology, Epilepsy: Global Issues covers this important topic in a user-friendly, interactive format not typically found in standard medical books. 2005, 150 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-88-0, $49.95

Dystonia Joseph Jankovic, MD, Editor

Contents: Phenomenology of Movement Disorders; Medical Approach to Movement Disorders; The “Dancing” Patient; The “Jerky” Patient; The “Shaky” Patient; The “Shuffling” Patient; The “Twisted” Patient; The “Tic” Patient; The “Unsteady” Patient; Surgical Approach to Movement Disorders; Key Concepts for Surgical Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders; Non-Pharmacologic Approach to Movement Disorders; Speech and Swallowing Therapy; Physical and Occupational Therapy; Nutritional Considerations; Index.

Dystonia is the third most common movement disorder after Parkinson's disease and tremor. Managing dystonic conditions can be especially difficult in developing countries where there are limited diagnostic and therapeutic resources. Dystonia provides a practical review of the disorder that emphasizes evaluation and treatment and how to apply cost-effective care in clinical practice. The use of botulinum toxin, considered the treatment of choice for many focal or segmental dystonias, is discussed in regard to its cost-effectiveness under these conditions.

2007, 288 pages, Softcover, 978-1-933864-14-3, $49.95

2005, 64 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-87-3, $39.95

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Re h a b i l i t a t i o n Me d i c i n e All the Vital Information BESTSEL LER! You Need—All in One Place

Brain Injury Medicine Principles and Practice Nathan D. Zasler, MD, Douglas I. Katz, MD, and Ross D. Zafonte, DO, Editors “...A 'go-to' reference for any clinician treating individuals with brain injury... The editors have assembled a single resource for physiatrists, neurologists, psychiatrists, therapists, nurses, psychologists, and other medical specialists, as well as for legal professionals and patient advocates. A medical condition of this magnitude and scope requires the thoughtful and wide-ranging coverage this text provides. It will quickly become the authoritative desk reference sought by clinicians practicing brain injury medicine.”—The New England Journal of Medicine Given the complexities involved in the medical management of the brain injured individual, rehabilitation specialists have long needed an authoritative desk reference on all aspects of management and care. The book provides all the information necessary to understand what is occurring at every stage of recovery following TBI, and most importantly, what needs to be done at each juncture. Discussion covers not only assessment and treatment of the myriad clinical issues associated with TBI, but also: • Explores the epidemiology and basic pathophysiology of brain injury • Emphasizes a disease state management approach to patient assessment and treatment • Promotes a holistic, biopsychosocial model of patient care • Reviews expert consensus on important clinical practice issues • Examines all clinical issues throughout the continuum of acute and rehabilitative care Edited by a highly respected team from neurology and physical medicine and rehabilitation, and with contributions by more than 100 worldwide experts, this is the first consolidated sourcebook on the topic. It will become an indispensable tool for all members of the rehabilitation team. Order your copy today and start benefiting from this timely, full-scale reference on the medical management and rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injury!

For optimal care of your patients…

Navigating the Adult Spine Bridging Clinical Practice and Neuroradiology

NEW!

Avital Fast, MD and Dorith Goldsher, MD “Drs. Fast and Goldsher have crafted a valuable text, complete with clear, concise schematics and tables, which collectively serve to help residents-in-training formulate a mental framework by which to reliably interpret spinal images, regardless of the complexity of the underlying pathological conditions. Importantly, with a list price of $95.00, this is a resource that residents can actually afford, which makes it all the more attractive.”—Journal of Neurosurgery Written by two highly experienced clinicians, this new book correlates the key factors of patient history, physical examination, and imaging studies to make an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan for patients with spinal disorders.

Key Features Include: • Clear clinical descriptions and imaging studies of all major spinal disorders • More than 300 detail-revealing illustrations • Guidance in correlating key neuroradiologic findings with the full clinical picture for accurate diagnosis • Hundreds of clinical “pearls,” tables, and radiologic images that sharpen clinical acumen • An emphasis on early diagnosis and timely referral for a favorable prognosis Navigating the Adult Spine offers a wealth of assessment techniques and clinical points that will enhance your ability to care for patients with axial pain due to spinal diseases. Contents: Anatomy of the Spine; Spinal Imaging; Degenerative Disk Disease; Acquired Spinal Stenosis; Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis; Spinal Infections; Spinal Cysts; Spondyloarthropathy; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Metabolic Bone Disease; Neoplastic Diseases; Paget’s Disease-Osteitis Deformans; Vascular Disorders; Syringomyelia; Chronic Adhesive Arachnoiditis; Coccyogodynia; Imaging of the Post-Operative Degenerative Spine; The Use of Spinal Injections for the Diagnosis and Therapy of Pathologic Spinal Conditions. 2007, 200 pages, 305 illustrations, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-98-9, $95.00

Unique Board Preparation Text

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review

BESTSE LLER!

Sara J. Cuccurullo, MD, Editor “There is no other comparable text in PM&R… The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well…”—Doody's Reviews This text is designed for residents preparing for Part I and Part II of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Certification, for practicing physiatrists preparing for recertification, and for instructors in PM&R helping physicians to prepare for the boards.

Key features include: Contents: Perspectives on Rehabilitative Care and Research; Epidemiology, Prevention, Neuropathology, and Neural Recovery; Neuroimaging and Neurodiagnostic Testing; Prognosis and Outcome; Acute Care; Rehabilitative Care and Treatment of Specific Populations; Neurologic Problems; Neuromusculoskeletal Problems; Medical Management Issues; Cognitive and Behavioral Problems; Speech, Language, and Swallowing Problems; Motor Recovery, Functional Mobility, and ADLs; Neuropsychopharmacology and Alternative Treatments; Psychosocial and Vocational Issues; Medicolegal and Ethical Issues. 2007, 1,304 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-93-4, $199.00

• A focus on board-related material, providing a single source of current PM&R, orthopedic, neurologic, and general medical information • Board “pearls” highlighted with an icon in the margin • Table of contents modeled after the topic selection of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents in the U.S. to prepare for the Self-Assessment Examination. • Over 500 illustrations that clarify concepts in the text • Format in outline form to increase accessibility 2004, 880 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-45-3, $150.00

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Re h a b i l i t a t i o n Me d i c i n e Botulinum Injection

Botulinum Toxin Injection Manual

Comprehensive Management, 2nd Edition

NEW!

Bok Y. Lee, MD, and Lee E. Ostrander, PhD, Editors

Ib R. Odderson, MD This new manual is designed to be a practical introductory reference for busy clinicians and newcomers to the field of neurotoxin applications, as well as for residents in neurology and rehabilitation. It is the first botulinum toxin injection guide that covers in detail a wide spectrum of applications including migraine, dystonia, muscle overactivity (spasticity), pain, drooling, and hyperhidrosis. Plus, it is packed with practical guidelines for the new injector, including a dosing guide, sections on billing and coding, and data sheets for use in the clinic.

Special features of this handy new guidebook: • • • • •

Anatomic illustrations of the muscles to inject from origin to insertion Dosing guidelines for both Botulinum toxin type A and type B Risks and benefits of the treatment Billing and coding guidelines And much more!

December 2007, approx. 216 pages, Softcover, 978-1-933864-21-1, $49.00

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury Desk Reference Guidelines for Life Care Planning and Case Management Terry L. Blackwell, EdD, James S. Krause, PhD, Terry Winkler, MD, and Steven A. Stiens, MD Please see page 9 for more information. 2001, 304 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-49-1, $59.95

Spinal Cord Medicine Principles and Practice Vernon Lin, MD, PhD, et al.

The Spinal Cord Injured Patient

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$179

"An injured spinal cord adversely affects more organ systems than virtually any other disease entity and requires the ongoing attention of physicians in multiple specialties. This comprehensive book details the wide range of care needed for the management of this chronic condition... It is essential reading for specialists in rehabilitation medicine, and is likely to become the standard textbook for specialists in spinal cord injury medicine. It will also be an important resource for primary care and emergency room physicians, internists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, urologists, orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, and others who care for patients with spinal cord injuries."—New England Journal of Medicine "The breadth, detail and inclusiveness of this text is impressive. Whichever aspect of spinal cord medicine one is faced with, this text will offer management advice and clinical information.”—Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine This practical clinical guide is the ultimate single source of information on the principles and practice of spinal cord medicine. Sections. Introduction; Acute Spinal Cord Injury Management and Surgical Considerations; Medical Management; Management of the Bladder, Bowel and Sexual Dysfunction; Neurologic Aspects of Spinal Cord Care; Musculoskeletal Care; Rehabilitation; Recent Advances in Spinal Cord Research; Special Topics in Spinal Cord Medicine; Psychosocial Issues and Support Environment. 2003, 1,043 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-61-3, $235.00; $179.00 Offer good while supplies last. Not to be combined with other specials or discounts

“...needed by specialists who deal with spinal cord injury patients in their daily practice...a must-have component of any neuroscience library.”—Doody’s Reviews To optimally care for and manage individuals with spinal cord injury, practitioners must be able to integrate a broad array of skills and knowledge and work with a team. The Spinal Cord Injured Patient is replete with time-tested methods for diagnosis and evaluation, spinal cord injury pathophysiology, medical/surgical management and rehabilitation, and issues of specialized care. Partial Contents. Immediate Management of the Spinal Cord Injured Patient; Management of the Multiply Injured Patient; Hemodynamic Monitoring in Spinal Cord Injured Patients; Neurologic Evaluation and Neurologic Sequelae of the Spinal Cord Injured Patient; Urologic Evaluation and Management of the Spinal Cord Injured Patient; Advantages and Disadvantages of Roentgenograms in the Diagnosis of Odontoid Fractures; Body Composition and Endocrine Profile in Spinal Cord Injured Patients; Renal Insufficiency in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. 2002, 448 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-51-4, $135.00

Aging with Spinal Cord Injury Gale G. Whiteneck, PhD, Susan W. Charlifue, MA, and Kenneth A. Gerhart, MS, RPT, et al., Editors “A valuable book that belongs on the bookshelf of every SCI unit and clinic…” —Rehabilitation Nursing Sections. Overview. The Physiologic Perspective. The Psychosocial Perspective. The Societal Perspective. The Provider’s Perspective. The Future. 1993, 388 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-0-939957-48-4, $99.95

Spinal Cord Injuries Psychological, Social, and Vocational Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition Roberta B. Trieschmann, PhD “If you are looking for one book to obtain an update or overview of the field, I can think of no better place to begin…”—Journal of Neurologic Rehabilitation Contents. The Dimension of the Problem; The Philosophy of Rehabilitation; The Immediate Reaction to Disability Onset; Psychosocial and Environmental Issues of the Rehabilitation Phase; Therapeutic Techniques and Strategies of Rehabilitation; Integration into the Community; Long-Term Adjustment Issues; Coping with Spinal Cord Injury Strategies for the Future; Methodological Issues in Psychosocial Research. 1988, 364 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-0-939957-08-8, $57.95

Spinal Cord Injury An Analysis of Medical and Social Costs Monroe Berkowitz, PhD, Paul K. O’Leary, Douglas L. Kruse, and Carol Harvey, PhD “…explores in great detail the elements that make up the costs of SCI, focusing specifically on the expenses of home modifications, vehicle adaptations, and wheelchairs.” —Paraplegia News “…a detailed and readable analysis of the economic costs of SCI.”—Doody’s Reviews Sections: Revisiting the Economic Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury; Methodology; Basic Demographics, Injury Characteristics, and Etiology of Spinal Cord Injury; Indirect Costs of Spinal Cord Injury; Indirect Costs of Spinal Cord Injury; Lifetime Costs of Spinal Cord Injury; Employment and Income; References; Appendices. 1998, 198 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-17-0, $94.95

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Re h a b i l i t a t i o n Me d i c i n e Electromyography “Its wider appeal for the practicing electrophysiologist is its diagrams detailing electrode positioning and examples of typical, expected waveforms. [Keep] this book at the bedside...”—Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry

Pain Management in Rehabilitation

Manual of Nerve BESTSELLER! Conduction Studies

This complete guide to the management of pain in persons with a primary disabling disease is designed to prevent physiologic decline and improve functional abilities.

2nd Edition

Contents. Model of Pain and its Management; The Evaluation of Pain Complicating Primary Disabling Disease; Pain-Related Psychosocial and Vocational Issues in Rehabilitation; Pain Syndromes Following SCI; Post Stroke Pain; Pain Management in Traumatic Brain Injury; Pain in MS; Pain Associated with Peripheral Neuropathy; Pain Associated with Poliomyelitis; Pain Management Post Amputation; Arthritis Pain; Pain Management and Cancer; Burn Pain; HIV Pain Management.

Ralph M. Buschbacher, MD and Nathan D. Prahlow, MD Developed using the most modern scientific protocols and statistical data for virtually any patient population, this authoritative and extensively researched manual considers age, sex, height, and body mass index for a wide range of demographics for all normal ranges. The easy-to-use spiral bound format lays flat and firmly in place while you review and examine at the bedside, while more than 100 illustrations clearly describe electrode placement and waveform appearance. A new SCHEMATIC OF THE BRACHIAL PLEXUS helps determine which nerves to focus on in complex cases.

Studies include a brief instruction or illustration for each of the following: • Typical Waveform Appearance Illustrations (for most common studies) • Electrode Placement Illustrations • Position Guide • Stimulation Points • Machine Settings • Nerve Fibers Tested • Normal Values • Acceptable Differences in Latency, Amplitude, Nerve Conduction, and Velocity • Helpful Hints for Performing Each Study Order your copy today! 2006, 320 pages, Softcover/Spiral Bound, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-94-1, $59.95

Surface Anatomy for Clinical Needle Electromyography Hang J. Lee, MD and Joel A. DeLisa, MD “…especially useful to the beginning electromyographer learning to localize muscles for electromyographic examination.”—Archives of Neurology This book gives readers the tools for conducting an accurate, well tolerated needle EMG examination— based on identifiable landmarks and a keen understanding of musculoskeletal anatomy. Contents. The Hand; The Forearm; The Arm; The Shoulder; The Foot; The Leg; The Anterior Thigh; The Buttock and Posterior Thigh; The Trunk; The Pelvis; The Head and Neck. 2000, 252 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-41-5, $47.95

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Pain Management

Trilok Monga, MD and Martin Grabois, MD, Editors

2002, 364 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-63-7, $94.95

The Nonsurgical Management of Acute Low Back Pain Erwin G. Gonzalez, MD and Richard S. Materson, MD, Editors 1997, 290 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-13-2, $135.00

Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine and Rehabilitation A Guide for Practitioners Stanley F. Wainapel, MD, MPH, and Avital Fast, MD “Well laid out, easily readable, immensely interesting, and well recommended to physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, other professionals allied to medicine, and complementary therapists... complementary therapy is finally gaining credentials in the medical establishment.”—Physiotherapy Partial Contents: The Physiologic Basis of Manipulation; Chiropractic Therapy in the Rehabilitation of Neuromusculoskeletal Diseases; Tai Chi Chuan; Yoga in Medicine; Biofeedback as an Adjunct in Rehabilitation Medicine; Nutritional Therapy; Clinical Applications of Magnetic Therapy for Neuropathic Pain. 2003, 404 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-66-8, $94.95

Amputation

Functional Restoration of Adults and Children with Upper Extremity Amputation Robert H. Meier, III, MD and Diane J. Atkins, OTR, Editors “The editors have assembled an impressive group of 34 contributors with backgrounds in medicine, occupational therapy, engineering, prosthetics, and even business… extremely interesting…I would recommend this text to all physical therapists with an interest in upper-extremity amputation and management.”—Physical Therapy “With this book, the authors present a comprehensive and current accounting of how to care for our amputees. They are to be commended for a job well done. Highly recommended to all medical personnel caring for these patients.”—Doody's Reviews Sections. Surgical Aspects of Arm Amputation; Comprehensive Management of the Arm Amputee; Prosthetic Restoration in Arm Amputation; Pediatric Upper Extremity Amputation; Outcomes in Upper Extremity Amputation; Historical Trends and the Future. 2004, 394 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-73-6, $150.00


Oncolog y Demos Medical Publishing is proud to announce the launch of its new professional line of books in oncology.

W

ith the ever-increasing prevalence of cancer in the general population and the new pipelines of research and therapeutic innovations, oncology is a large and growing field. Rapidly changing standards, from genetic discoveries to new surgical procedures, to new and improved chemo- and biotherapeutics, have created an opportunity to publish high-quality books that will educate, inform, and advance the field. Launching the Demos program in Spring 2008 are two important new texts: Metastatic Carcinomas of Unknown Origin and Combining Targeted Biological Agents with Radiotherapy.

Metastatic Carcinomas of Unknown Origin

Combining Targeted Biological Agents with Radiotherapy

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

Mark Wick, MD, Editor

William Small, Jr, MD, Editor

Metastatic Carcinomas of Unknown Origin is the only comprehensive discussion of clinical presentations for these conditions, clinical and pathological methods for localizing their primary sites, available treatment options, and postmortem validation studies.

This new book is a complete, overview of the current state of clinical and pre-clinical research in combining radiotherapy with targeted biological agents to fight cancer. It provides a general overview of targeted agents, discusses in-depth vascular epithelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors and epithelial growth factor receptors (EGFR) and other molecular targets, summary of current clinical trials, and concludes with a discussion of the future directions for radiotherapy and targeted biological agents.

A patient's survival chances improve dramatically when a physician prescribes a treatment regimen based on the type and location of the primary cancer. Incorporating the latest clinical research and including contributions from leading international experts in the field, this text will be the first resource physicians consult when faced with patients with unknown primary sites. Contents: Clinical Findings; Clinical Presentations; Pathologic Evaluation of Metastases; Metastatic Malignant Neoplasms of Unknown Origin: Anatomical, Histologic, and Cytologic Features; Serum Tumor Markers; A Survey of Molecular Methods Used in Determining Probable Primary Sites for Carcinomas of Uknown Origin; Clinical Localization of Primary Tumors; Endoscopic Evaluations; Radiological Assessments; Treatment, Prognosis, and Future Prospects; Treatment of Favorable and Unfavorable Subsets of Metastatic Carcinomas of Unknown Primary Site; Surgical Therapies; Post-Mortem Validation Studies; Post-mortem Validation Studies of Carcinomas of Unknown Origin.

This complete text will be fascinating to cancer researchers and clinicians and anyone interested in the state-of-the-art of cancer therapy. Contents: Introduction; Vascular Epithelial Growth Factor Receptor; Epithelial Growth Factor Receptor; Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck; Cervical Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Skin Effects; GI Cancer; Lung Cancer. June 2008, approx. 175 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-32-7, $179.95

June 2008, approx. 400 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-933864-32-7, $180.00

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Wheelchair Selection and Configuration

Multiple Sclerosis

Rory A. Cooper, PhD

Psychosocial and Vocational Interventions

“ …an excellent presentation of the various models and uses of many different types of wheelchair…contains everything the rehabilitationist might need to know to assist clients in the successful acquisition and maintenance of any type of wheelchair.” —National Association of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector

Robert T. Fraser, PhD, David C. Clemmons, PhD, and Francie Bennett, MSW

1998, 432 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-18-7, $39.95

Spinal Cord Injury Desk Reference Guidelines for Life Care Planning and Case Management Terry L. Blackwell, EdD, James S. Krause, PhD, Terry Winkler, MD, and Steven A. Stiens, MD “If your practice includes life care planning for spinal cord injuries, you need this book…”—National Association of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector Broad in scope, this source gives practitioners the tools and insights for assessing and planning long-term care and management needs. It covers all areas central to the lifecare process for people with SCI, and offers a wide range of guidelines that can be used as a basis for addressing individual requirements. 2001, 304 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-49-1, $59.95

"...an excellent book focusing on very important issues in multiple sclerosis. It sets a new standard for viewing chronic illness and disability with its emphasis on productivity, sustained function, and strategies for independent living. While the authors do not overlook the physical implications of the disease, they emphasize strengths and strategies instead of weakness and compromise.”—International Journal of MS Care This guide will be helpful to vocational rehabilitation counselors and to all members of the health care team concerned about the psychosocial status of their clients with multiple sclerosis. Sections. Multiple Sclerosis—A Medical Overview; Neuropsychological Concerns; Vocational Rehabilitation Interventions; Psychosocial Issues and Interventions; Appendixes; Index. 2002, 192 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-59-0, $42.95

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Nu r s i n g Advanced Concepts NEW! in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care, 2nd Edition

Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis

June Halper, MSN, ANP, FAAN

June Halper, MSCN, ANP, FAAN, Kathleen Costello, RN, MS, CRNP, MSCN, and Colleen Harris, RN, MN, MSCN

From reviews of the first edition… “…a valuable resource for nurses working in a variety of health care settings all over the world. Once again, June Halper has masterminded a valuable addition to the growing collection of MS nursing literature.” —International Organization of MS Nurses “…not only serves as a guide for the care of the individual with MS, but its organization and layout could serve as a pattern for other books on chronic conditions.”—Sheila T. Fitzgerald, BSN, MSN, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care, 2nd Edition is the companion book to an earlier work, Comprehensive Nursing Care in Multiple Sclerosis. It examines complex issues in MS management and reflects a new philosophy of MS care, one of empowerment. The focus is on the numerous settings in which MS nurses practice as well as their many roles and responsibilities in managing this highly variable and difficult disease. This text will provide the reader with an updated view of MS along with a greater understanding of its lifelong impact.

The book has been updated throughout including: • • • •

New! Chapter on sustaining hope in MS patients New! Chapter on the treatment of acute exacerbations New! Chapter on emerging intravenous therapies New! Expanded sections on pain, depression, and skin care with frequent injections

This book will provide nurses with tools and strategies to improve the lives affected by multiple sclerosis and to reinforce the role of the nurse in this challenging neurologic illness.

Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis: A Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition was written for nurses preparing to take the MS certification exam given under the auspices of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN), and for everyone involved, or becoming involved, in the field of MS treatment and care. Developed as a companion to Comprehensive Nursing Care in Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Edition and Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care, 2nd Edition this guide will help readers learn about the history of MS, its diagnosis, management, and current theories regarding the immunologic basis for the disease.

Additional benefits include: • Review of pharmacologic strategies including the treatment of acute attacks, immunomodulating therapies, and symptomatic therapies, as well as non pharmacologic interventions • Concise and relevant information in an easy to read outline form • Study questions and answers for the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN) certification • Reference material for additional reading • Case studies This manual is an excellent resource both for MS nurse specialists and professionals entering this area of specialized care. Order your copy of Nursing Practice and Multiple Sclerosis now!

Contents. Multiple Sclerosis: The Disease; The Nature of Multiple Sclerosis; New Hope for Progressive Multiple Sclerosis; Optimal Primary Care Management for People with Multiple Sclerosis; Advanced Practice in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing; The Evolution of Disease Management; Treatment of Acute Exacerbations; Emerging Intravenous Therapies; Promoting Adherence to Complex Protocols; The Role of Research in Nursing Practice; Research Coordinator: Another Dimension of MS Nursing; Case Management; Advanced Symptom Management; Recognizing and Treating Cognitive Impairment; Strategies and Challenges in Managing Spasticity; Pulmonary Complications; Pain; Depression: Assessment and Treatment Models; Skin Care with Frequent Injections; Complementary Treatments: What Nurses Need to Know; Dealing with Uncertainty: Sustaining Hope.

Contents. Background Information for Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis The History of Multiple Sclerosis Care; Domains of Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Practice; Change Theory and Its Application in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing; Multiple Sclerosis Nurses’ Code of Professional Conduct; The Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis; Epidemiology; The Complete Neurologic Examination; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Determining the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Multiple Sclerosis; Management of the Disease Process; The Immune System and Its Role in Multiple Sclerosis; Disease-Altering Therapies; Functional Alterations: Physical Domains; The Symptom Chain in Multiple Sclerosis; The Multiple Sclerosis Care Team; Bladder Dysfunction; Bowel Elimination and Continence; The Nurse’s Role in Advanced Multiple Sclerosis; Functional Alterations: Personal Domain; Psychosocial Implications; Financial and Vocational Concerns; Shaping Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Practice; Primary Care Needs; The Nurse’s Role in Multiple Sclerosis Research; Study Guide in Multiple Sclerosis; Case Studies; Certification Study Questions.

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Unique line of accessible travel books by Candy B. Harrington...

Medical History

Images of Civil War Medicine

101 Accessible Vacations

NEW!

Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

NEW!

Candy B. Harrington

A Photographic History Gordon Dammann, DDS, and Alfred Jay Bollet, MD Images of Civil War Medicine: A Photographic History is an extensive collection of never-beforepublished photographs taken during the Civil War. It provides a visual encyclopedia of medical facilities, individual surgeons, and other medically related phenomena, accompanied by illuminating descriptions of Civil War medicine. With hundreds of fascinating, carefully reproduced photographs, Images of Civil War Medicine is an essential addition to any library collection. Contents: Introduction to Civil War Photography; Prominent Medical Educators of the Time of the Civil War; Nursing; A Variety of Topics: The U.S. Sanitary Commission, The Christian Commission, Civil War Dentistry, Embalming; Ambulances and Field Hospitals; Cartes de Visites of Civil War Surgeons; Hospitals of the Civil War; Wounds and Diseases.

This is the first guide dedicated exclusively to wheelchairaccessible destinations, lodgings, and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers. 101 Accessible Vacations contains destination information on over 101 cities, national parks, tourist attractions, and recreational activities around the country. This book is organized so that readers can search for a holiday based on their specific interests or travel styles, and the author gives detailed access information for all destinations. 101 Accessible Vacations is a must-have resource for wheelchair or scooter-users, slow walkers, and libraries. Sections: Bright Lights, Big City; Active Holidays; The Great Outdoors; A Place to Rest Your Head; Road Trips; Cruisin’; Small Town Charm; A Little Culture; Historic Haunts; Family Friendly Fun; Candy’s Picks. October 2007, 352 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-43-9, $24.95

October 2007, 192 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-39-2, $34.95

Multiple Sclerosis The History of a Disease T. Jock Murray, OC, MD

There is Room at the Inn

Silver M Award edal ForeW Winner ord of the Book Y 2005 A ear wards

Inns and B&Bs for Wheelers and Slow Walkers Candy Harrington

“… a rich and detailed history of multiple sclerosis, replete with figures and wonderful quotations that form a tapestry of the events that have led to the current view that this condition is an autoimmune disease.”—New England Journal of Medicine

Through a combination of personal experience, on-site visits, and interviews with innkeepers and other travelers, Candy Harrington has discovered the most friendly and accessible properties in the US! This list includes not just the most accessible inns, but those in which the staff and management are the most wheelchair-positive.

“A 'must' for any serious health collection.” —The Bookwatch

With a little advice and planning, travel can be fulfilling and rewarding for everyone.

Partial Contents: Terminology and Disease Description; The Framing of Multiple Sclerosis; The Palsy Without a Name: Suffering with Paraplegia 1395-1868; The Steps Toward a Recovery: The Early Medical Reports; The Building Blocks of a Discovery; The Contribution of J.M. Charcot, 1868; The Medical Reports After Charcot; Clarifying the Pathology: James Dawson; The Journal of a Disappointed Man; Experimentation, Meetings, Reviews and Symposia, 1920-1960.

2006, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-61-3, $21.95

Barrier-Free Travel A Nuts and Bolts Guide for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

2005, 576 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-888799-80-4, $29.95

Candy Harrington

Plagues & Poxes

The Impact of Human History on Epidemic Disease

“In addition to helping those in wheelchairs enjoy vacationing, Barrier-Free Travel also is a handy resource for scooter-users, slow-walkers, travel agents, and libraries.” —The Courier News

Alfred Jay Bollet, MD

“The Bible for barrier-free travel.”—Ticked.com

“Do not start this book at night unless you suffer from insomnia; the stories are spellbinding to anyone who loves history.”—Doody’s Reviews

Authored by the editor of Emerging Horizons, the leading travel magazine for people with disabilities, Barrier-Free Travel continues to be the definitive guide to accessible travel for those who use a wheelchair, walker, or cane, or have any physical ailment that may slow their gait. Take advantage of expert resources and travel tips on:

BESTSE LLER!

“…Serves up a rich feast of disease, danger, and death… What sets this book apart is breadth wed to concision.” —ForeWord Magazine Partial Contents: The Impact of Human History of Epidemic Disease; Infectious Diseases; Bubonic Plague: The Prototype of Pandemic Disasters; The “Little Flies” that Brought Death, Part 1: Malaria or the Burning Ague; The “Little Flies” that Brought Death, Part 2: Yellow Fever; Syphilis: The Great Pox; The Small Pox; Cholera and the Worldwide Plagues of the Nineteenth Century; The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919; President Woodrow Wilson and the Blitzkatarrah; Poliomyelitis: Why Did Franklin Delano Roosevelt Get Infantile Paralysis as an Adult? 2004, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-888799-79-8, $29.95

NINDS at 50 Celebrating 50 Years of Brain Research Lewis P. Rowland, MD

SALE!

2003, 346 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-888799-71-2, $44.95; $24.95

• How to find and book an accessible room • Cruises and airline travel

• Overseas travel • Disability laws and rights • Protecting your wheelchair when you travel

A bestseller, Barrier-Free Travel gives readers the information they need to prepare for their journeys and is essential reading for every traveler with mobility limitations. Partial Contents: Air Travel; On a Wing and a Prayer: Protecting Your Equipment; Getting Around on the Ground; We Will Ride: Bus Travel; All Aboard: Train Travel; Finding the Right Room; Taking the Kids; Cruise Travel; When Things Go Wrong; Beyond the USA; The Travel Agent: Friend or Foe?: 2005, 304 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-09-5, $19.95

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n American Academy of Neurology Press Quality of Life Guides were developed for caregivers, patients, and families to understand common neurologic diseases. Readers will find them particularly useful as they not only describe each disease, but also provide guidelines for successfully managing the life changes associated with it…

Peripheral Neuropathy

NEW!

When the Numbness, Weakness, and Pain Won’t Stop Norman Latov, MD, PhD

Partial Contents: What is Peripheral Neuropathy?; Symptoms of Neuropathy; Evaluation and Diagnosis; Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy; Neuropathies Associated with Diabetes and Glucose Intolerance; Autoimmune Neuropathies; Neuropathies Associated with Cancer; Management of Chronic Neuropathic Pain; Drug Therapy; Caring For Your Feet; Alternative Medicine. 2007, 152 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-59-0, $19.95

A Guide to Balancing Your Life

NEW!

What It Is, Why It Happens, and How It’s Managed Harry Gould, III, MD, PhD

“From drug therapies and foot care to management of chronic pain and nerve damage at all stages, Peripheral Neuropathy is an excellent, easy guide to understanding all the options, and a recommended pick for any general lending library.”—Midwest Book Review

Epilepsy

Understanding Pain

“Any suffering from chronic pain need this primer… Patients, caregivers, and any library catering to them will find Understanding Pain offers key insights into neurology often limited to health professionals—and enables patients to both understand and consider options in pain management.”—The Midwest Book Review Partial Contents: Pain Defined; The Evaluation; The Best Way to Treat My Pain; The Anatomy of Pain; Non-Pharmacologic Options in Pain Management; Pharmacologic Options in Pain Management; Invasive Options; Sex and Age-Special Considerations. 2007, 160 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-58-3, $21.95

Migraine and Other Headaches

NEW!

William B. Young, MD and Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

Ilo E. Leppik, MD Epilepsy: A Guide to Balancing Your Life is an excellent resource for individuals who are diagnosed with epilepsy. Filled with helpful tables and illustrations, this guide will answer commonly asked questions about epilepsy, explain how it is diagnosed and treated both with medications and other treatment options. Contents: What is Epilepsy?; Diagnosing Epilepsy; Types of Seizures, Epilepsy and Epileptic Syndromes; Drugs and Epilepsy; Epilepsy and Pregnancy; Epilepsy in the Elderly; Sports and Epilepsy; First Aid for Epilepsy; Diet and Driving; Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy.

“[Five stars]... From two great minds comes this equally great book... Kudos to the AAN for launching this series, and my highest compliments to Dr. Young and Dr. Silberstein for a job so very well done. Thank you.”—About.com “Patients will find this practical, comprehensive, and informative and it will allow them to speak with their doctors more intelligently.”—Doody’s Reviews Partial Contents: History of Headache; Causes of Headache; Serious Headaches Requiring Medical Attention; Managing Migraine: Treating Migraine with Medication; Alternative Therapies for Migraine. Tension-Type Headache; Cluster Headache; Unusual Headaches; Non-headache Illnesses that Frequently Accompany Headache. Secondary Headache; Sinus Headache and Nasal Disease. 2004, 208 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-03-3, $19.95

2007, 192 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-20-0, $19.95

Guillain-Barré Syndrome From Diagnosis to Recovery

Stroke NEW!

Gareth John Parry, MB, and Joel S. Steinberg, MD, PhD Guillain-Barré Syndrome, co-authored by a survivor of this illness, addresses all aspects of this condition, including initial symptoms, diagnostic evaluation and criteria, general and illness specific treatments, and typical outcomes. Partial Contents: What is Guillain-Barré Syndrome?; How does GBS affect you?; Diagnosis; Causes; Treatments; Life After GBS. 2007, 248 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-56-9, $19.95

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Robert G. Miller, MD, Deborah Gelinas, MD, and Patricia O’Connor, RN “Want to know the anatomy and physiology underlying ALS? How the disease is diagnosed? What tests need to be done and what they mean? What clinical trials are all about? How to treat symptoms and live better? How to negotiate the insurance maze? You'll find answers to all these questions and more in this highly readable book.”—MDA/ALS Newsmagazine 2004, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-06-4, $22.95

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Louis R. Caplan, MD “Highly recommended for those who have recently had someone in their family experience a stroke… also recommended for health professionals.” —The Stroke Network Stroke was written for stroke survivors and individuals wishing to learn about the condition and how to prevent it. Partial Contents: Introduction: Why is Stroke So Important?; What is a Stroke?; What are the Causes?; The Different Kinds of Stroke; How Can Strokes Be Prevented?; The Risk Factors for Stroke; The Different Symptoms of Stroke; What Treatments are Available?; The Complications of Stroke; The Dysfunctions, Disabilities, and Handicaps that Remain After a Stroke; How Does Recovery from Stroke Occur?; Improving Recovery; Rehabilitation; Where is it Performed and By Whom?; How Does One Person's Stroke Affect Others?; What Does the Future Hold?; What Research is Being Pursued?; Glossary; References; Resources. 2006, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-14-9, $19.95

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Restless Legs Syndrome Coping with Your Sleepless Nights

NEW!

Mark J. Buchfuhrer, MD, Wayne Hening, MD, PhD, and Clete Kushida, MD “From three respected leaders in their field… Restless Legs Syndrome is an important key to understanding this condition and resolving many of its problems.”—Midwest Book Review Contents: Introduction; History of Restless Legs Syndrome; Diagnosis; Who Gets Restless Legs Syndrome?; What Are the Symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome?; What Are the Causes of Restless Legs Sydrome?; Non-Pharmacologic Therapy; Intermittent Treatment of RLS with Medication; Treating Daily RLS with Medication; Non-Responsive RLS Treatment with Medication; Augmentation, Rebound, and Tolerance; Treatment of Secondary RLS; Treating Periodic Limb Movement Disorder; RLS in Children; Your Role in Managing RLS; RLS and Relationships; Finding a Doctor to Treat Your RLS; The Future; Resources; Glossary. 2007, 280 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-57-6, $21.95

Alzheimer’s Disease Paul Dash, MD and Nicole Villemarette-Pittman, PhD “…well written, informative and accessible source of information and guidance about Alzheimer's disease…makes even the most complicated information understandable and interesting.”—About.com Alzheimer's Disease provides an overview of the latest findings regarding the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. It will help caregivers and family members gain a better understanding of the disease and the available options for coping with and managing this illness. Contents: Introduction to Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease; Aging vs. Alzheimer's; Alzheimer's, Depression and Other Neuropsychiatric Symptoms; Dementia Diagnosis;Medications for Alzheimer's Disease; Treatments for Behavioral Symptoms and Other Complications of Alzheimer's; Alternative Treatments for Alzheimer's; Practical Issues for the Patient and Family; Preventing Alzheimer's Disease; Care for the Caregiver; Stages and Prognosis in Alzheimer's; Transition of Care. 2005, 224 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-12-5, $19.95

Snoring and Sleep Apnea Sleep Well, Feel Better, 4th Edition

NEW!

Ralph A. Pascualy, MD “A highly readable and practical book useful for anyone dealing with sleep apnea…If you only buy one book on sleep apnea, this is the one!”—Library Journal “The uniqueness of this book resides in a blend of the viewpoint of a physician (sleep medicine specialist) and the viewpoint of a patient's spouse. The reader is provided with state-of-the-art information in the field of sleep apnea in a more palatable form.”—Doody's Reviews This extensively revised and expanded fourth edition covers causes, diagnosis, treatment, surgical techniques, and much more.

NEW and expanded topics include: • A new chapter on women and sleep apnea • The treatment of children and adolescents • Updated treatment options

• Advances in CPAP treatment • The latest statistics on the impact of sleep apnea on obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease

Contents: Do You Have Sleep Apnea?; Sleep Apnea Is Hard on Your Heart; Driving Sleepy: Sleep Apnea Causes Crashes; Sleep Apnea Invades Health, Home, and Workplace; Diagnosing and Treating Sleep Apnea; Normal Sleep, Snoring, and Sleep Apnea; What Causes Sleep Apnea?; Problems and Pitfalls of Identifying Sleep Apnea; The Sleep Center: Testing for Sleep Apnea; Treating Sleep Apnea; Obesity and Sleep Apnea; Sleep Apnea in Infants; Snoring and Sleep Apnea in Older Children and Adolescents; Women and Sleep Apnea; Sleep Apnea and Seniors; Finding a Sleep Specialis; Choosing a CPAP and a Durable Medical Equipment Company; The CPAP Mask: Getting Fit; Follow-up Care: Living with Sleep Apnea. December 2007, 286 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-26-2, $24.95

Brainlash

NEW!

Maximize Your Recovery from Mild Brain Injury, 3rd Edition Gail L. Denton, PhD

Coming Soon in the AAN Series…

Spinal Cord Injury A Guide for Patients and Families Michael E. Selzer, MD, PhD, Coming and Bruce Dobkin, MD Soon! Written in easy-to-understand language this excellent overview of spinal cord injury and its treatment is essential reading for all patients desiring a better quality of life, and for family members and caregivers who need a better understanding of this condition and its effects.

Contents: How Does the Spinal Cord Work and What Happens When it Doesn’t?; Causes of SCI and Dysfunction; Acute Treatment of SCI; Healthcare after SCI; What Happens During Rehabilitation; Research on Minimizing Damage to the Spinal Cord Immediately After Surgery; Research on Repairing and Injured Spinal Cord; Internet Resources for Spinal Cord Injury; Assistive Devices. December 2007, 200 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-38-5, $19.95

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“…Brainlash will prove invaluable for employers, support groups, health care providers, and legal representatives to better understand mild traumatic brain injury and recovery options.”—The Midwest Book Review “Techniques used by Denton to help her in her own recovery are amazing and should be considered by others going through similar situations…As any person with a life-altering injury or disease knows, sometimes you have to rely on sheer will and resolve to overcome obstacles. Denton has demonstrated that many times over. Her story, as outlined in these pages, is a true inspiration and should motivate us all. Any person involved in any aspect of brain injury would do great benefit to themselves by reading this important book.”—ForeWord Magazine This book's down-to-earth, practical advice covers virtually every aspect of the recovery process, from driving and sex to self-esteem, stamina, support systems, nutrition, pain, and much more. With its up-to-date findings, case studies, list of resources, and comprehensive bibliography, this is the bible that patients, caregivers, and family members will turn to again and again for help. Contents: Life Issues; Lifestyle Changes and Challenges; For Family Members; Support Systems and Case Managers; Work; Driving; Play; Sex; Re-Entry; Travel; Parenting and Couples Issues; Executive Function; Attention Span and Overwhelm; Talking and Thinking; Sequencing; Stamina, Fatigue and Energy; Risk and Initiation; Inhibitions and Appropriateness; The Toolbox; New Abilities and New Skills; Retrain Your Brain; Remembering What You Know; Humor; Power Nap, Sleep, Sleep Studies and Fatigue; A Good Brain Day; Journaling; The Physical Body; Physical Issues; Vision and Vision Therapies; Pain and Chronic Pain Management; Relapse; Medical Therapies; Nutrition and the Low Glycemic Diet ;The Healthy Brain Diet; Trauma, Recovery and the Newly Fragile You; Dental Strategies; Fatigue Syndromes; The Emotional Body; Emotions and Denial; Depression; But What If...Ideation; Anger and Forgiveness; Self Esteem; Déjà vu. October 2007, 224 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-40-8, $24.95

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Health Insurance/Legal Issues

Multiple Sclerosis Your Legal Rights, 3rd Edition Lanny Perkins and Sara Perkins

New Edition Coming Soon!

This extensively revised third edition continues to provide reliable basic information and possible solutions to the legal problems that often affect people with multiple sclerosis. In the past seven years, since the publication of the last edition, significant legislative changes have taken place that affect the lives of anyone living with MS. Trying to decipher new laws can be overwhelming, even for the most educated individual. Multiple Sclerosis: Your Legal Rights, 3rd Edition enables readers to plan for the future and face tough decisions. Contents: Working with Doctors and Lawyers; Making Choices About Employment and Income; Multiple Sclerosis and Your Job; Disability and Other Benefits; Insurance Issues; Medicaid and Medicare; Dealing with Taxes; Property, Powers, and Personal Choice; Family Law; Handling Your Debts; Getting Around with Multiple Sclerosis. January 2008, 240 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-63-7, $21.95

Employment Issues NEW! and Multiple Sclerosis 2nd Edition Phillip D. Rumrill, PhD, Mary L. Hennessey, and Steven W. Nissen "Dr. Rumrill has provided us in this book the equivalent of a 'consumer's guide' to assessing vocational goals, plans, and services as they relate to multiple sclerosis.” —Inside MS Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Editions is a must read for any person with MS that has a question regarding employment and disability. Chapters cover everything from vocational rehabilitation to job placement, and the laws covering employment. Contents: Overview of Multiple Sclerosis; Factors Associated with Employment Status; Vocational Assessment Strategies; Employment and Career Development Interventions; The Americans with Disabilities Act; Federal Laws Regarding Medical Leave and Health Insurance Coverage; Social Security Disability Benefits; An Employment Perspective from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; Improving Labor Force Participation Among People with MS: Policy, Programming, and Research Recommendations. December 2007, 225 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-64-4, $26.95

Health Insurance Resource Manual

NEW!

A Guide for People with Chronic Disease and Disability, 2nd Edition Dorothy E. Northrop, MSW, ACSW, Stephen Cooper, and Kimberly Calder, MPS

From reviews of the first edition… “With the growing legions of uninsured, underinsured, and disabled individuals, this book is a welcome resource. It is valuable for the individuals and families with disabilities and professionals who care for them. The information is pertinent and practical.” —Doody’s Reviews This thoroughly updated second edition of Health Insurance Resource Manual contains information for individuals with a chronic disease or disability, who are uninsured, underinsured, or who have questions about insurance and don't know where to begin. Contents: Health Insurance Managed Care and Indemnity Plans; Medicare; Medicaid; Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI); Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Employee Retirement Income Security Act; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; Consolidated Omnibus Budget; State “Mini-COBRA” Laws; Ticket to Work and Work Incentives; Comprehensive State Health Insurance for High Risk Individuals; Insurance Directory; Useful Websites; Definition of Key Acronyms; State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs; State Children's Health Insurance Program. 2007, 232 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-34-7, $26.95

Insurance Solutions Plan Well, Live Better A Workbook for People with a Chronic Disease or Disability Laura D. Cooper, Esq. “Insurance Solutions is an invaluable workbook for people with chronic conditions or disability and is very strongly recommended for its vital importance as a thoroughly 'user friendly' financial management tool. Insurance should cover all disability-related costs, but it's important to understand differences between insurance policies and benefits. Readers learn how to examine health, life, disability, and care plans for long-term usefulness.”—The Midwest Book Review Contents: What the Financial Planners Didn't Tell You; Key Concepts; Catalog Your Present Insurance Coverage; Creating the Spreadsheets; Evaluate and Analyze Your Insurance Needs; Action Plan; Disability Insurance; Life Insurance; Convert Existing Term Policies; Health Insurance; Catastrophic or “Excess” Major Medical Plans; Hospital Indemnity Insurance; Long Term Care Insurance; Reverse Mortgage; Additional Considerations; Insurance Rating Agencies; Organizations; Magazines; Books; Websites. 2002, 192 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-888799-55-2, $24.95

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Funding the Cure

NEW!

Helping a Loved One with MS through Charitable Giving to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Martin Shenkman, CPA, JD Funding the Cure is designed for individuals who are interested in making charitable donations toward multiple sclerosis education and research. The book includes how-to information on charitable trusts, financial planning, donating property, tax rules for charitable giving, and much more. Contents: We Have a Connection to MS; Charitable Giving Basics; Helping People You Care About Through Charitable Giving; Different Assets Can be Used to Help Fund the Cure; Meeting Personal Goals while Funding the Cure; Tax Rules for Charitable Giving; What You Can Do Next. 2007, 144 pages, Hardcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-48-4, $24.95

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Celiac Disease/General Disability

Celiac Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

NEW!

A Handbook for Caregivers, Family, and Friends

A Guide to Living with Gluten Intolerance Sylvia Llewelyn Bower RN, Mary Kay Sharrett MS RD LD CNSD, and Steve Plogsted Pharm D, BCNSP Celiac Disease: A Guide to Living with Gluten Intolerance is the first book on this important topic co-written by a nurse, dietician, and clinical pharmacist. The authors' diverse backgrounds ensure complete and clear information on all aspects of this disease, including symptoms, diagnosis, management, diets, raising a celiac child, medication, resources, and more! Contents: Preface; What Is Celiac Disease?; Diagnosis; A Healthy Gluten-Free Diet; Complications; Tackling the Emotional Side; Raising a Celiac Child; The GlutenFree Kitchen: Eating and Baking Gluten-Free; Eating Out; Managing Celiac Disease; Gluten in Medications; Resources; Index

NEW!

Patricia Callone MA, Barbara Vasiloff MA, Roger Brumback MD, Janaan Manternach, and Connie Kudlacek This book was written in a workbook-type format aimed at increasing the caregiver's knowledge of the disease. Whether family members, friends or health professionals, all will be better equipped to nurture the dignity within people living with Alzheimer's and feel more confident doing so. 2006, 128 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-13-2, $16.95

Alzheimer’s Disease

2007, 176 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-25-5, $16.95

The Personal Care Attendant Guide

Alzheimer’s Disease

AAN Press Quality of Life Guide NEW!

The Art of Finding, Keeping, or Being One Katie Rodriguez Banister Written by an inspiring speaker, writer and advocate who is herself disabled, The Personal Care Attendant Guide teaches readers how to find and keep a competent caregiver. It also gives current and prospective attendants vital information to help them succeed in this demanding work environment.

Special features include: • Easy-to-use forms and worksheets to make the search easier and more organized

Paul Dash, MD and Nicole Villemarette-Pittman, PhD Please see page 13 for more information. 2005, 224 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-12-5, $19.95

A Caregivers Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease 300 Tips for Making Life Easier Patricia Callone, MA, Barbara Vasiloff, MA, Roger Brumback, MD, Janaan Manternach, and Connie Kudlacek Please see page 21 for more information. 2006, 144 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-16-3, $16.95

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

• Personal stories from people with disabilities who use attendants to maintain their independence

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

• Advice from experienced caregivers

Robert G. Miller, MD, Deborah Gelinas, MD, and Patricia O’Connor, RN

• Resources listed alphabetically by disability The relationship between those who need help and those who provide it can be difficult to balance, but it can be maintained and even fun at times. 2007, 148 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-28-6, $16.95

The Disabled Woman’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth Critically Judith Rogers, OTR

acclaim ed!

“Essential for public, consumer health, women's health, and health sciences collections.” —Library Journal Review “Rogers's wonderful new book addresses every question you may have… Though chock-full of practical advice…emotionally honest.”—Kirkus Reports “Whether planning a first pregnancy, pregnant, or hoping to improve on the experience of a previous pregnancy, this book will empower disabled women.” —Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International

AAN Press Quality of Life Guide

Please see page 12 for more information. 2004, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-06-4, $22.95

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

BESTSE LLER!

A Guide For Patients and Families, 2nd Edition Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD and Theodore L. Munsat, MD “…A somewhat clinical, but very comprehensive guide to medical treatment, rehabilitation, day-to-day living, end-of-life issues, and supportive resources.” —Disability Resources Monthly “…well written and avoids jargon and highly technical language. It would serve as a useful introduction to clinicians who are dealing with ALS for the first time as well as a guide to patients and families.”—Physical Therapy

Partial Contents: The First Trimester; The Second Trimester; The Third Trimester; The Main Event: Labor and Delivery; Caesarean Delivery; The Postpartum Delivery; Appendices, References, Glossary.

Since publication of the first edition, the understanding and treatment of ALS has changed dramatically and many puzzles of this disease are being steadily solved. This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of the management of ALS from clinical features of the disease to living with ALS to end-of-life issues.

2006, 532 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-08-8, $24.95

2001, 470 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-28-6, $39.95

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Epilepsy

Epilepsy

The Ketogenic Diet A Treatment for Children and Others with Epilepsy, 4th Edition

NEW!

John M. Freeman, MD, Eric H. Kossoff, MD, Jennifer B. Freeman, and Millicent T. Kelly, RD

Patient and Family Guide, 3rd Edition Orrin Devinsky, MD

“The Ketogenic Diet is the only book devoted exclusively to this treatment, proven to improve seizure control in nearly three-quarters of the children who try it. [The book] includes all the facts about the ketogenic diet, numerous quotes from parents showing what the experience is really like, and dozens of clear, tested sample recipes.”—The Charlie Foundation to Help Cure Pediatric Epilepsy

Epilepsy is the most common neurologic disorder in children, adults, and the elderly, affecting over 2.7 million people in the United States. Every year almost 200,000 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy and will face drastic lifestyle changes. A proper understanding of epilepsy is the first step toward managing this disease and living life to the fullest. Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide, 3rd Edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative discussion of epilepsy for the patient. Written by a leading expert in the field, this extensively updated third edition incorporates many comments and suggestions from real patients and their families. This guide will answer commonly asked questions about epilepsy, dispel uncertainties and fears, and encourage those diagnosed with epilepsy to become strong advocates in their medical care. Contents: Facts About Epilepsy; The Brain and Epilepsy; Seizures; Epileptic Syndromes; An Overview of Epilepsy; Seizure-Provoking Factors; The Health Care Team; Making the Diagnosis of Epilepsy; First Aid for Seizures; Principles of Drug Therapy; Drugs Used Against Epilepsy; Surgical Therapy; Other Therapies; Epilepsy in Infancy; Epilepsy in Childhood; Epilepsy in Adolescence; Outgrowing Epilepsy; Intellectual and Behavioral Development; Telling Children and Others about Epilepsy; Living an Active Life; Education of Children with Epilepsy; Mental Handicap and Cerebral Palsy; After the Parents are Gone; Living with Epilepsy; Pregnancy and Menopause; Parenting by People with Epilepsy; Employment for People with Epilepsy; Mental Health for Adults with Epilepsy; Epilepsy in the Elderly; Legal Rights of People with Epilepsy; Insurance and Government Assistance; The Epilepsy Foundations; Other Resources; Toward a Cure for Epilepsy. October 2007, 336 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-41-5, $21.95

Epilepsy: 199 Answers A Doctor Responds to His Patients’ Questions, 3rd Edition

NEW!

New Edition Coming Soon!

The ketogenic diet is a rigid, mathematically calculated, doctor-supervised diet, high in fat and low in carbohydrate and protein, and strictly limits both calories and liquid intake. The diet helps to control seizures and allows many children to become both seizure-free and drug-free. This extensively updated new edition of the bestselling Ketogenic Diet covers the many advances that have been made in understanding how the diet works, how it should be used, and the future role of the diet as a treatment, and includes new sections on how the Atkins diet and modified ketogenic diet can be used as alternative methods to control epilepsy. Contents: Overview of the Ketogenic Diet: Epilepsy today and the place of the ketogenic diet; What is the Ketogenic diet?; History of the Ketogenic diet; How does the Ketogenic diet work?; Is my child a candidate for the Ketogenic diet?; Top twenty questions about the Ketogenic diet. The ABC's of the Ketogenic Diet: Initiating the Ketogenic diet: a process; Fine-tuning the diet: the key to success; Side effects of the Ketogenic diet; Making it work at home and on the road; Going off the diet. Calculations: Calculating the Ketogenic diet; Liquid formulas and tube feedings; Modified Ketogenic Diets: The MCT diet; Using the Atkins diet for epilepsy. Ketogenic Cooking: Sample meal plans for the Ketogenic diet; Atkins diet recipes. Speculation: Thoughts and speculation about the future role of the Ketogenic diet. 2007, 328 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-18-7, $24.95

The new companion to the Ketogenic Diet…

Keto Kid

Andrew N. Wilner, MD “…A helpful guide to the most common questions asked by patients with epilepsy. It will definitely help patients better understand the nature of their disease… I would highly recommend the purchase of this book to medical and public libraries…”—Doody’s Reviews Written by an expert in the field, Epilepsy: 199 Answers, 3rd Edition, continues to provide accurate, up-to-date and comprehensible medical information for epilepsy patients and family members. Easy-to-read, informative, and time-tested, this question and answer book covers everything from brain surgery to the Atkins diet; readers will also enjoy a first-rate resource section, and a health record tracker so patients can accurately chart their progress and receive optimal care.

NEW!

Helping Your Child Succeed on the Ketogenic Diet Deborah Snyder, DO This unique book gives readers all the facts about the day-to-day management of the ketogenic diet, while communicating the emotional struggle encountered by children on the regimen. Topics covered include: • Recipes for keto-friendly meals, and tips for making this limited diet more interesting • Managing deeply food-oriented occasions like holidays and parties

NEW sections include:

• Time-saving strategies, such as pre-weighing and freezing meals

• Discussion of new antiepileptic drugs • The impact of the ketogenic and Atkins diets • Overview of new FDA indication for the vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) • Epilepsy and alternative therapies

• Dealing with the emotional loss of a child's favorite foods

Contents: What Is Epilepsy; Why So Many Tests; At the Doctor's Office; Medications; Medication Side Effects; Alternative Therapies; Brain Surgery; I Drive; Seizures and Work; Women and Epilepsy; My Child with Epilepsy; Epilepsy and the Elderly; First Aid for and Safety Tips; Clinical Research; Who Else Can Help; Nonepileptic Seizures; Appendixes; My Health Record; Drug and Medical Information; Resource Guide; Comprehensive Epilepsy Centers; Driving and Epilepsy; Summer Camps; International Epilepsy Resources; Internet Resources; Glossary of Acronyms; Glossary of Terms. February 2008, 180 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-35-4, $19.95

• A day-by-day account of life on the ketogenic diet, in diary form • And much more! Contents: Foreword; Weathering the Holidays; Coping with the Ketogenic Diet; Ketogenic Cooking; Ketogenic Recipes; The Day to Day Realities of the Ketogenic Diet; Photographs of Meals; Appendices. 2007, 176 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-29-3, $16.95

Epilepsy A Guide to Balancing Your Life

NEW!

Ilo E. Leppik, MD Please see page 12 for more information.

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2007, 192 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-20-0, $19.95


Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Epilepsy and Pregnancy

Multiple Sclerosis

Stacey Chillemi and Blanca Vazquez, MD “Expertly co-authored by Stacey Chillemi and Blanca Vazquez…Epilepsy and Pregnancy provides a superb presentation for everything epileptic women must know about having children...truly, an invaluable reference for all women wishing for more information on the risks of childbirth and care with epilepsy.”—Midwest Book Review

Multiple Sclerosis

Contents: My Story; Preconception; Fertility; Risks of Pregnancy; Risks to the Baby; Pregnancy; What to Do to Protect Yourself and Your Baby; Nutrition; Keeping Fit during Pregnancy; What to Expect When You're Pregnant; Fetal Development; Labor and Delivery; Taking Care of Yourself after Childbirth; Breastfeeding; Childcare; A Few Words from the Author; Organizations to Contact for Help; Glossary; The AED Pregnancy Registry: Questions and Answers; References.

“…highly recommended for MS patients, bookstores, and libraries.”—Doody's Reviews

2006, 144 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-15-6, $16.95

Growing up with Epilepsy A Practical Guide for Parents Lynn Bennett Blackburn, PhD “Will appeal to busy parents who want a quick reference guide. …An important tool for everyday living.”—The Midwest Book Review “An excellent addition to the literature on special parenting needs.”—Doody’s Reviews

The Questions You Have, the Answers You Need, 4th Edition Rosalind C. Kalb, PhD

“…inclusive and comprehensive…”—Library Journal

Here is the definitive guide for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis-those who have the disease, those who share their lives with someone who has it, and health care professionals involved in its management. Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, The Answers You Need covers a broad spectrum of topics in a question and answer format that is readily accessible and easily understood. Within each section, MS experts including neurologists, nurses, rehabilitation and mental health professionals, lawyers, and insurance and employment experts, answer the questions they have been asked most frequently over the course of their careers. Sections: MS: What's It All About?; How is MS Treated?; How Do Individuals and Families Cope with the Challenges of MS?; What are the Recommended Financial and Life Planning Strategies?; Appendixes. October 2007, 600 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-45-3, $39.95

“This book is an excellent reference to recommend to parents of children with epilepsy.”—Child Neuropsychology

Multiple Sclerosis Nancy J. Holland, RN, EdD, T. Jock Murray, MD, and Stephen C. Reingold, PhD

2003, 168 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-74-3, $19.95

Living Well with Epilepsy

“A 'must-have' title for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with MS-and a good idea for family members and friends.”—InsideMS

2nd Edition In clear, understandable language, Living Well with Epilepsy covers all aspects of diagnosis and management, with an emphasis on active participation in this process. Partial Contents: Living Successfully with Epilepsy; Understanding Epilepsy; Myths About Epilepsy; The Holistic Approach to Epilepsy Treatment; Finding Your Way to High Quality Care; How to Be an Effective Member of Your Health Care Team. 1997, 260 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-11-8, $19.95

Your Child and Epilepsy Robert J. Gumnit, MD “…consolidates into a single text the resources available for a child with epilepsy.” —Disability Studies Quarterly Partial Contents: Your Child and Epilepsy; Understanding Epilepsy; The Causes and Diagnosis of Epilepsy; The Holistic Approach to Epilepsy Treatment; Finding Your Way to High Quality Care; Being an Effective Member of Your Child's Health Care Team. 1995, 260 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-0-939957-76-7, $24.95

NEW!

A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed 3rd Edition

Sections: The Basic Tools; Effects of Focal Epilepsy; A Guide to Brain Organization; Changing Challenges; Changing Age; Appendices.

Robert J. Gumnit, MD

NEW!

“… thoughtfully presented, usefully formatted, and informatively recommended guide for the non-specialist general reader.”—The Bookwatch Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed is an essential resource for everything you need to know about MS, and includes new or updated sections on: • The most current medical treatments for the management of MS

• Financial and life planning

• Complementary and alternative medicine and MS

• Updated diagnostic criteria

• Children with MS

Contents: What Is Multiple Sclerosis and How Is It Diagnosed? What Is the Cause of Multiple Sclerosis? What Treatment Is Available? Practical Guidelines; Coping with Multiple Sclerosis; Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis; Research in MS: The Search for Answers; Searching for Treatments: The 'Ins' and 'Outs' of Clinical Trials; How the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Can Help; Glossary; Resources; Additional Reading. 2007, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-27-9, $19.95

Also in Spanish...

Esclerosis Multiple Guia Practica para el Recien Diagnosticado Nancy J. Holland, RN, EdD, T. Jock Murray, MD, and Stephen C. Reingold, PhD Translated by Dra Teresa Corona Vazquez and Patricia F. De Thomas 2002, 88 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-888799-58-3, $21.95

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

NEW!

Understanding the Cognitive Challenges Nicholas LaRocca, PhD and Rosalind C. Kalb, PhD

Overcoming the Challenges, 2nd Edition Patricia K. Coyle, MD and June Halper, MSN, ANP, FAAN “…Understandable, intelligent, friendly, enlightened and enlightening. All aspects of health issues are addressed: mental, physical, emotional, and social… A 'must have' for every person with primary and secondary-progressive MS.”—InsideMS “...this book makes a significant contribution to its intended audience. It provides a framework for further investigation and discussion; one which a family member, health care professional, or a person with MS can use as a starting point.” —Physical Therapy Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Overcoming the Challenges, 2nd Edition, is a concise and practical overview that educates readers about diagnosis, disease-modifying therapies, new drug therapies, management of difficult symptoms, and coping strategies. It is essential for people who have been diagnosed with the progressive form of multiple sclerosis, their families, and friends. November 2007, 176 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-47-7, $24.95

This book includes the first comprehensive discussion of MS-related cognitive dysfunction, including the changes that can occur, their assessment and treatment, and strategies for dealing with their impact in daily life. It includes: • A definition of cognition and discussion of the processes that underlie human thought • The emotional and social impact of cognitive changes • The neuropsychological evaluation of cognitive symptoms • A detailed overview of treatment options • Vignettes describing the real-life experiences of a person with cognitive dysfunction Contents: A Personal Note to the Reader; Foreword; What is Cognition?; The Emotional and Social Impact of Cognitive Changes; What We Know About Cognitive Changes in Multiple Sclerosis; Assessment of Cognitive Changes; Treatment of Cognitive Changes; Strategies for Managing Cognitive Changes; Cognitive Vignettes; Appendix; Glossary. 2006, 168 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-31-6, $19.95

Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis

Facing the Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis

NEW!

A Journey to Health and Healing Loren Martin Fishman, MD, and Eric Small “Not only does this book offer insight into yoga practice and self-transformation for those living with MS, it also offers something even more important: hope. To say this book will become a classic is an understatement.”—Judith Hanson Lasater, PhD, PT, yoga teacher since 1971 An instant bestseller, Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis is a comprehensive guide to applying the principles of yoga to the management of MS. This user-friendly guide: • Describes how yoga works • Includes hundreds of photographs and descriptions of each pose • Explains effects, advantages, and contraindications • Contains “starter poses” that will help the uninitiated or physically challenged to gently achieve a posture 2007, 296 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-17-0, $21.95

Complementary and Alternative Medicine NEW! and Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Edition Allen C. Bowling, MD, PhD “Enables the reader to find unconventional options that may provide symptomatic relief when conventional therapies for multiple sclerosis are limited or otherwise unsatisfactory…very highly recommended and informative addition to any personal or professional multiple sclerosis reading list.”—The Bookwatch Readers will find in-depth discussions on topics such as: • The use of herbs, vitamins, and minerals • Acupuncture • Cooling therapy • Yoga • And much, much more! • Biofeedback This bestselling book explains which options provide symptomatic relief when conventional therapies are limited, and identifies CAM therapies that are effective, low risk, and inexpensive.

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2007, 304 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-54-5, $24.95

Jeffrey N. Gingold “…poignant…laced with ironic humor and crisp images.”—Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers “…anticipates and answers tough questions with candor, sympathy and a surprising amount of humor, expertly debunking the shame and frustration commonly associated with the mental ramifications of a terrifying disease… Insightful and informative, Gingold's guide is a much needed resource for the often invisible side of MS.”—Kirkus Reports “One of the best books [written on the subject] in some time. …It will help anyone with MS, their spouses, friends and physicians.”—MS World Facing the Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis is a courageous and compelling personal account of one man's anguishing struggle with this aspect of the disease. Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; “Hollar” If You Need Me; The Knock at the Door; Music and Mirrors; Unanswered Questions; It's In the House; The Family Mask; Don't Just Stand There; Taking the Middle Fork; Drifting and Dragging in a Mental Wheelchair; Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are; In Summation; Resources. 2006, 160 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-60-6, $19.95

Also by Jeffrey Gingold…

Mental Sharpening Stones Manage the Cognitive Challenges of MS

Coming Soon!

Jeffrey N. Gingold Mental Sharpening Stones provides real-life techniques for fighting back against the cognitive symptoms of MS, suggested by both patients and medical care providers. Including interviews with well-known MS patients such as Montel Williams, Richard Cohen, and Chief Justice Mullarkey, Mental Sharpening Stones is the only book to offer practical advice for the daily management of the cognitive challenges of multiple sclerosis. With a wealth of tips on keeping your job, communicating with your doctor, and fostering strong relationships with friends and family, Mental Sharpening Stones will be an essential source of support for those suffering from cognitive symptoms. July 2008, 168 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 9781-932603-65-1, $16.95


Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

NEW!

Multiple Sclerosis

5th Edition

300 Tips for Making Life Easier 2nd Edition

Randall T. Schapiro, MD

Shelley Peterman Schwarz

“Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis is a practical, informative, and medically sound instructional guide to dealing with the day-to-day difficulties induced by MS. [It] is especially commended as being a 'reader accessible' resource written especially for those with MS and their medical/familial caretakers.”—The Bookwatch

Please see page 21 for more information.

In clear, understandable language, this book explores every symptom of MS, with clinically tested and proven methods for the effective management of each. The reader will learn personal management strategies to: • Increase understanding of the role diet, • Deal with speech and nutrition and exercise plays in MS swallowing difficulties • Combat dizziness and vertigo

• Improve memory

Contents: The Disease and Its Management; Managing MS Symptoms; Movement and Walking; Bladder and Bowel; Speech and Swallowing; Sensory Disturbances; Cognition and Memory; Your Total Health; Appendices. 2007, 216 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-36-1, $19.95

Multiple Sclerosis The Guide to Treatment and Management, 6th Edition Chris H. Polman, MD, Alan J. Thompson, MD, T. Jock Murray, MD, Allen C. Bowling, MD, PhD, and John H. Noseworthy, MD

2006, 128 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-21-7, $16.95

Multiple Sclerosis A Guide for Families, 3rd Edition Rosalind C. Kalb, PhD “…a complete, highly readable guide that addresses all of the issues multiple sclerosis brings to the family… essential, critically important readings for anyone with MS, their families, and friends.”—The Midwest Book Review “…exceptionally reader-friendly and a good resource for professionals as well as lay readers…Each chapter provides excellent additional readings, and there is an appendix of recommended resources. I highly recommend this invaluable guide.” —InsideMS Contents: When MS Joins the Family; Emotional and Cognitive Issues; The Family's Relationship with the Physician and Healthcare Team; Sexuality and Intimacy; Fertility, Pregnancy, and Childbirth; Parenting with MS; Parenting a Child or Teenager with MS; Adults with MS and Their Parents; The Caregiving Relationship; Planning Wisely for Possible Care Needs; General Health and Well-Being; Life Planning; Financial and Legal Considerations; Supportive Educational Resources for the Family; Appendices. 2005, 256 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-10-1, $24.95

Living with Multiple Sclerosis

“…provides physicians and patients alike with an important reference.”—The Bookwatch

A Wellness Approach, 2nd Edition

“The only complete guide to drugs and other treatments used in MS.”—MS Management The sixth edition of Multiple Sclerosis: The Guide to Treatment and Management is extensively revised in both content and format. This unique compendium of the most frequently used treatments for multiple sclerosis is a 'must have' resource for patients who need information about therapies. The Guide reviews the management of acute exacerbations, disease-modifying therapies, symptom management, and alternative therapies. Sections: The Changing Understanding of MS; Treatments That Affect the Long-term Course of the Disease ("Disease-Modifying Therapy"); Symptomatic Treatment, Neurorehabilitation and Service Delivery; Unconventional Therapies and MS; Index. 2006, 216 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-51-4, $24.95

Multiple Sclerosis A Self-Care Guide to Wellness, 2nd Edition Nancy J. Holland, MSCN, EdD and June Halper, MSCN, RN, ANP, FAAN “In keeping with the 'knowledge is power' philosophy of the National MS Society… [Holland and Halper] present information to help patients cope with the physical, cognitive, emotional, and independent living challenges of this central nervous system disorder.” —Book News The second edition of Multiple Sclerosis: A Self-Care Guide to Wellness continues to focus on staying well in the presence of MS, focusing especially on the needs of those who have been living with the disease for some time.

George H. Kraft, MD and Marci Catanzaro, RN, PhD “Very nice…designed for newly diagnosed patients who have many questions about their disease. Interested readers will find many of their questions answered here.”—Doody's Reviews “It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in how to effectively live with multiple sclerosis.”—The International MS Journal Contents: The Cause and Course of Multiple Sclerosis; Symptoms and their Management; Wellness Management; Current Treatments; Social Aspects of Living with Multiple Sclerosis; Financial Aspects of Living with Multiple Sclerosis. 2000, 144 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-26-2, $19.95

Life on Cripple Creek Essays on Living with Multiple Sclerosis Dean Kramer “Profound, heartfelt, touching…” —Midwest Book Review “Any person affected by a disease that has created mental or physical change should open this book; the pages will magically fly by.”—Foreword “Always enlightening, insightful, and often humorous… Kramer's ability to present her reality, unvarnished, makes it a book you can't put down.”—About.com 2003, 160 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-68-2, $18.95

Sections: Managing the Disease Process and its Symptoms; Health, Lifestyle, and Emotional Issues; In the Community; Life Planning; Appendices. 2005, 288 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-07-1, $19.95

To order call toll-free 1-800-532-8663

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Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Parkinson’s Disease/Movement Disorders N

Making the Connection EW! Between Brain and Behavior Coping with Parkinson’s Disease Joseph H. Friedman, MD It is estimated that 65-90% of Parkinson’s disease patients experience some level of depression, anxiety, dementia, hallucinations, sleep disorders, and other behavioral disorders that affect everyone involved. Written in easy-to-read language, Making the Connection Between Brain and Behavior is the only book that focuses entirely on an area that many doctors overlook, an area that often causes the most problems and can be the most treatable. The self-contained chapters will help readers understand, address, and cope with common behavioral issues, as well as provide guidance on ways to communicate with the healthcare team. Contents: Behavioral Issues in Parkinson's Disease: An Overview; Personality; Fatigue; Apathy; Depression; Anxiety; Dementia; Hallucinations; Delusions; Confusion and Delirium; Compulsive Behavior; Sleep; Surgery for Parkinson's Disease; Driving; Caregivers and Family. November 2007, 250 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-42-2, $19.95

Alternative Medicine and Spinal Cord Injury Laurance Johnston, PhD “Good consumer-oriented book…which pulls together a lot of disparate information and provides an organized approach not covered in other books.”—Doody’s Reviews Written by the former director of the Spinal Cord Research and Education Foundation of the PVA, this unique book covers a wide variety of alternative therapies to promote healing of spinal cord injury. Partial Contents: Eastern Healing; Acupuncture; Scalp Acupuncture; Qigong; Ayurveda. Laser-Based Therapies; Laser Therapy & Laserpuncture; Laser-Acupuncture Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Hand Spasticity. Natural Health & Vibrational Healing; Homeopathy Herbal Medicine; Aromatherapy & Essential Oils. 2006, 224 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-50-7, $19.95

Spinal Cord Injury A Guide for Patients and Families

Michael E. Selzer, MD, PhD, and Bruce Dobkin, MD Please see page 13 for more information. December 2007, 200 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-38-5, $19.95

Parkinson’s Disease

Personal Stories/Memoir

300 Tips for Making Life Easier, 2nd Edition Shelley Peterman Schwarz

My Story

Please see page 21 for more information.

A Photographic Essay on Life with Multiple Sclerosis

2006, 128 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-53-8, $16.95

Living with Parkinson’s Disease Kathleen E. Biziere, MD, PhD and Matthias C. Kurth, MD, PhD 1997, 176 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 987-1-888799-10-1, $24.95

Amputation/Spinal Cord Injury

Lower Limb Amputation A Guide to Living a Quality Life Adrian Cristian, MD “A unique book addressing a topic seldom handled in-depth for lay readers.”—The Midwest Book Review “…easy to read and well illustrated, useful to both patients and their families… emphasis on working with the rehab team, building strength, and returning to daily activities…” —CAPHIS Consumer Health Connections Partial Contents: The Causes of Lower Limb Amputation; Prevention of Additional Amputations; Amputation Surgery; The Early Post-Surgical Period of Recovery; The Rehabilitation Unit and the Rehab Team; The Prosthesis; Walking with a Prosthesis; Returning Home with a Prosthesis; Problems Commonly Encountered by Lower Limb Amputees. 2006, 144 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-24-8, $19.95

Living with Spinal Cord Injury A Wellness Approach Adrian Cristian, MD “Clear, concise and readable….” —National Spinal Cord Injury Association This is the definitive guide to dealing with the major challenges faced by those with spinal cord injuries, as related to health, finances, and their social support system. Partial Contents: General Health Issues. The Cardiovascular System; The Respiratory System; The Gastrointestinal System; The Genitourinary System; The Musculoskeletal System; Skin Care; Your Emotional Well Being. Mobility Issues.

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2004, 190 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-00-2, $19.95

Coming Soon!

Amelia Davis “This positive and inspiring portrait will be welcomed by anyone who lives with MS or shares the life of someone with MS. Highly recommended for all general collections.”—Library Journal “Amelia Davis was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis five years ago, just before her 30th birthday. After that, she learned she could live a full life with the disease, and to share that fact with others she undertook a personal project to photograph people living with MS, including public figures such as NASCAR driver Liane Mark, actor David Lander, and comedian Richard Pryor. Her images have been collected in a warm and enlightening new book.”—American Photo “In creating her new book…Davis learned a lot more about MS and the people who have it. Thirty-one of them-and many of their caregivers-join her to trash stereotypes, confront fears, offer hope, tell the truth, and put 32 faces on a mysterious illness that is often misunderstood.”—San Francisco Chronicle 2004, 128 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-01-9, $19.95

Also from photographer Amelia Davis…

Faces of Osteoporosis Amelia Davis "This important book documents the stories of people who are living with osteoporosis. The book will help you understand the silent and devastating impact of the disease. I hope that you will learn from these brave individuals who share their stories with you.”—From the Foreword by Dianne Feinstein, United States Senator Renowned photographer Amelia Davis turns her lens on those living with osteoporotic disease in her fascinating new book, Faces of Osteoporosis. The book's beautiful photographs and candid personal stories will have a positive effect on the way people view individuals with osteoporosis, and serve as a touchstone for those living with this condition. 2006, 80 pages, Softcover, ISBN: 978-1-932603-62-0, $19.95


Pa t i e n t Ed u c a t i o n Health and Wellness

The Healthy Body Handbook A Total Guide to the Prevention and Treatment of Sports Injuries David C. Saidoff, PT and Stuart Apfel, MD “Whether you use The Healthy Body Handbook for cover-to-cover reading or simply as a reference, it's a great book to have around. Because you never know when you're going to need a trustworthy guide for treating a painful injury.”—Austin Fit Magazine “Straightforward and packed with diagrams…”—American Health and Fitness Sections. Foot, Ankle, and Leg. Knee. Hip. Back. Hand and Wrist. Elbow. Shoulder. Whole Body Conditions. Putting it all Together. 2005, 336 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-04-0, $24.95

The Essential Patient Handbook Getting The Health Care You Need— From Doctors Who Know Alan B. Ettinger, MD and Deborah M. Weisbrot, MD “This book provides the tools and knowledge necessary to empower a patient to become active in their health care choices…”—CAPHIS Consumer Connections “The ideal doctor-patient relationship exists as a true partnership; this novel handbook provides the most essential, real-life scenarios on attaining that.” —Exceptional Parent Magazine “The Essential Patient Handbook provides a critically needed foundation for patient-centered, high quality medical care.”—Arthur A. Levin, MPH; Director,Center for Medical Consumers Sections. The Medical Evaluation Process and Developing Your Own Medical Record.. Special Situations. Questions for the Doctor. Other Useful Information. Appendices. 2004, 304 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-02-6, $19.95

300 Tips Series n a concise and readable format, the 300 Tips series provides patients and caregivers with practical advice on getting organized, living smarter, conserving energy, and maintaining independence.

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Firsthand tips and techniques for better living in a new, updated second edition!

Multiple Sclerosis 300 Tips for Making Life Easier, 2nd Edition

BESTSE LLER!

Shelley Peterman Schwarz “…a compendium of tips, techniques, and life-task shortcuts… learned from personal experience…essential reading for all [people with] MS, their families and caregivers…”—Bookwatch “…full of wonderful ideas on everything from home safety and accessibility to dressing and grooming…an absolute ‘must have’ for every individual with MS.” —The MSAA Motivator Expanding on the bestselling first edition, this guide contains more than 300 tips for helping MS patients efficiently manage their lives. New additions include chapters on medical updates, travel, and transportation concerns. 2006, 128 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-21-7, $16.95

Parkinson’s Disease

BESTSE LLER!

300 Tips for Making Life Easier, 2nd Edition Shelley Peterman Schwarz “A collection of tried-and-true techniques, shortcuts, and resources to help patients and their caregivers.”—Fifty Plus The second edition of Parkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier will help readers lead a remarkably unlimited life, and rise above the challenges of PD. 2006, 144 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-53-8, $16.95

A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease 300 Tips for Making Life Easier Patricia Callone, MA, Barbara Vasiloff, MA, Roger Brumback, MD, Janaan Manternach, and Connie Kudlacek

“Three titles from Dr. Irwin M. Siegel have information both serious and weekend athletes can use to avoid or deal with injury and maintain strength.”—Associated Press

All About Joints A Maintenance Guide

Irwin M. Siegel, MD 2002, 272 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-56-9, $19.95

All About Muscle A User’s Guide

Irwin M. Siegel, MD 2000, 216 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-42-2, $19.95

All About Bone An Owner’s Manual

Irwin M. Siegel, MD 1998, 222 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-888799-16-3, $19.95

With an abundance of pointers and guidelines for affected individuals, their families, friends and caregivers, this concise book is essential for all readers who want to focus on the capabilities that remain instead of those that have been lost. 2006, 144 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-16-3, $16.95

After a Stroke 300 Tips for Making Life Easier Cleo Hutton With over 300 tips to assist in recovery, this book offers tried and true methods for coping with the aftermath of a stroke. The author, a twelve-year stroke survivor and nurse, addresses topics such as: • communication • emotional liability

• safety issues • personal care

• relaxation techniques • intimacy issues

The book's mission is to foster independence for people living with stroke and promote healing through a positive outlook. After a Stroke is an essential tool for all stroke survivors and their families. 2005, 144 pages, Softcover, ISBN 13: 978-1-932603-11-8, $16.95

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