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Multiple Sclerosis: Everything You Need to Know

3.77  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Praise for the first edition:
"Well-conceived and written volume.... Great sensitivity to the realities of dealing with MS and gives straightforward information about outcomes and expectations."
-- Science Books and Films


Multiple sclerosis strikes one in a thousand North Americans, usually in early adulthood, just as they are building careers and starting families. Because
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Paperback, 168 pages
Published March 5th 2005 by Firefly Books (first published 2005)
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Jen
Oct 16, 2011 Jen rated it really liked it
A very dear friend of mine has MS, and considering that 99% of what I knew about the disease when he told me came from Josiah Bartlet on The West Wing, I figured it might be a good idea to read up on what "having MS" really meant.
I'm very glad I found this little volume. It's a pretty quick read with incredibly accessible language and just the right amount of info. O'Connor doesn't throw the medical book at you, but neither does he water down every explanation until it seems bereft of polysyllab
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Dec 30, 2011 Lisa rated it liked it
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The understanding of this condition changes so rapidly that publishing full books on the subject feels almost futile if your aim is to provide up-to-date information. While much of the information is useful in a timeless fashion, some is in need of revision. It is a useful, but not a complete, resource.
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Jan 20, 2008 Amber rated it it was ok
Shelves: ms
nothing scares the crap out of you more than when you read about what's going to happen to you during the course of your life
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