Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing
2nd Revised edition
By (author) June Halper
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Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing by June Halper
Book DescriptionThe Nurse plays a vital role as an educator, care provider and advocate for patients and families affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The companion book to an earlier work, Comprehensive Nursing Care in Multiple Sclerosis, Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care, Second Edition 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 practise, as well as their many roles and responsibilities in managing this highly variable disease. It will provide the reader with an updated view of MS along with a greater understanding of its lifelong impact. Special features of the second edition include:* A new chapter on sustaining hope in MS patients* A new chapter on treatment of acute exacerbations* A new chapter on emerging intravenous therapies* Expanded sections on pain, depression and skin care with frequent injectionsThe book is divided into sections dealing with the disease itself, advanced practice requirements for Nurses and advanced symptom management. Contributors to Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care, Second Edition are Nurse Clinicians and Researchers who work in geographically diverse practice settings throughout North America and Europe. The 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 managing it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781933864150
(226mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Demos Medical Publishing
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author June Halper
Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Paperback (October 2007)
Updated and revised, this concise, functional guide provides an overview of worsening MS and the difficulties faced when progression challenges patients and their loved ones. Written in straightforward language that emphasizes the positive, the book focuses on managing the disease and its symptoms and coping with the life changes that accompany it.
Multiple Sclerosis, Paperback (November 2004)» View all books by June Halper
This second edition continues to focus on staying well with MS. The book covers a broad range of topics related to MS and its effects, focusing especially on the needs of those who have been living with the disease for some time. Practical tips on self-care are designed to promote maximum independence, well-being and productivity.
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Author Biography - June Halper
June Halper is a certified adult nurse practitioner who has specialized in multiple sclerosis since 1978. She is the executive director of the Gimbel Multiple Sclerosis Center, past president and now executive director of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the founding director of the International Organization of MS Nurses (IOMSN), and a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing
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