Sclerosis: The Ultimate User-Friendly Guide
Presented by The Rocky Mountain Multiple
Sclerosis Center Guild
2001, 107 pages
The Rocky Mountain Multiple Sclerosis
Reviewed by Julia Klein, MS, RN, MSN
comprehensive booklet for MS patients discusses multiple areas of concern to
MS patients and families. This booklet
reviews MS, and what comprises
an attack. How to best utilize the
health care system and points of
consideration for participation in research studies. Common MS
symptoms and treatments are discussed in detail, in a language that is
easily understood. A section on complimentary and alternative medicine
describes frequently used treatments and herbal remedies that may be useful
or harmful to the patient. Psychosocial
issues are discussed with a
family/personal relationship focus. A
reading list is provided for those
interested in other sources on MS.
This is a
most informative booklet for patients and their families. It should
be recommended for reading.
1988, The Rocky Mountain MS Center Guild's mission is to heighten
community awareness of multiple sclerosis and to raise funds to support
the many programs of the MS Center. Education is an important aspect of
the Guild, helping produce the original book, "Multiple
Sclerosis, The Ultimate User Friendly Guide", as well as the updated
version reprinted in 2001.
Klein, MS, RN, MSN
University of Utah MS Clinic
Bio: Family Nurse Practitioner for 11 years with
association in MS care for 6 years.