Multiple Sclerosis New Edition - Publication date : April 6, 2016
Caroline Papeix is a neurologist in the department of diseases of the nervous system at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris. Her clinical work is devoted to the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with multiple sclerosis. Her medical research is oriented towards the evaluation of care and the development of new therapeutic strategies in multiple sclerosis. She is the author of La Sclérose en plaques (“Multiple Sclerosis”) published by Editions Odile Jacob (2011).
This book is designed especially for patients with multiple sclerosis and their families. It aims to guide the patient toward a better understanding of his disability and his physical and mental possibilities by providing clear information about the disease, its treatment and the adaptation of daily living disability.
In simple and appropriate language and in a resolutely optimistic and encouraging style, it delivers all the information on the state of scientific knowledge and advances in multiple sclerosis. From the first signs of onset of the disease, to the diagnosis and the question of "how to live" every day, this book provides insight into this disabling neurological disease.
In this new expanded edition: an important place is given to recent therapeutic innovations such as the advent of oral treatments that can now be put in place soon after the diagnosis of the disease and allow major progress in the management.
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurological disease that affects 90,000 people in France, with 2,000 new cases per year. It is the leading cause of disability in young adults.
A concrete approach that speaks directly to the patient and his entourage
A new enhanced and expanded edition presenting the latest advances in the fight against this disease.