2 edition of Comprehensive nursing care in multiple sclerosis found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Develop realistic plans for adapting to role changes. ADVERTISEMENTS Multiple sclerosis MS is the most common of the demyelinating disorders and the predominant CNS disease among young adults.
Note: Novantrone may be used if other medications not effective but is contraindicated in patients with primary progressive MS. This superb volume is the only definitive text on the comprehensive nursing care of people with MS. As of the time of this writing, numerous oral and infusible and several injectable medications are under investigation. Rationale: Helps deal with manipulative behavior, when patient feels powerless and not listened to.
Rationale: Reduces fatigue and promotes sense of wellness. Through diagnostic testing and a neurological examination, we identify your and develop a personalized management plan aimed at halting the disease and alleviating symptoms. refer patients to support services and community programmes when indicated. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks Today - Over 3 Million Titles, Including 2 Million Free Ones!
Immunomodulatory agents, such as Interferon, cyclosporine, azathioprine, methotrexate maybe used to help decrease symptoms and induce remissions; treatment includes combination therapy using two or more of these agents.
Ross AP, The evolution of disease management. Focus: Prioritization Vision changes, such as diplopia, nystagmus, and blurred vision, are symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
d Today multiple sclerosis MS is not a curable disease. MS symptoms can be effectively managed with a comprehensive treatment approach that includes and. Rationale: When options are considered and plans are made for any eventuality, patient has a sense of control over own circumstances. Determine the need for walking aids. Symmetrel ; pemoline Cylert Useful in treatment of fatigue.
Why am I not able to complete a full day at work? Meclizine Antivertscopolamine patches Transderm-Scop. Most medical treatment is designed to slow disease progression and address the symptoms of the disease, such as urinary retention, spasticity, and motor and speech deficits. It is hard, however, for the patient to differentiate between relapses and MS-related difficulties that may interfere with function and affect his or her quality of life.
Lage MJ, Castelli-Haley J, Oleen-Burkey MA, Effect of immunomodulatory therapy and other factors on employment loss time in multiple sclerosis, Work, 2006;27:143—51.
Among the many responsibilities of the Multiple Sclerosis MS nurse, perhaps the most important is to help patients devise, learn, and implement self-care strategies to improve their wellness and quality of life.
Identifies strengths and how much responsibility patient may be expected to assume, as well as disabilities requiring accommodation.
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Assess current functional capacity and limitations; note presence of distorted thinking processes, labile emotions, cognitive dissonance.