Author: Ph.D. Gail L. Dento
Publisher: Demos Health
Keywords: brain, injury, mild, recovery, maximize, brainlash
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2008-01-10
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 1932603409
ISBN-13: 9781932603408

Brainlash is a comprehensive guide that complements medical treatment for anyone with mild brain injury. Written in a down-to-earth, practical style, the book covers virtually every aspect of everyday life that a brain injury sufferer will need to recover, from driving and sex to self-esteem. Brainlash includes detailed options and services for patients, family members, physicians, attorneys, and anyone affected by this surprisingly common condition. This revised and updated edition contains ten new chapters and features up-to-date finding, case studies, a list of resources, and a comprehensiv

Author: Martin Shenkma
Publisher: Demos Health
Keywords: condition, disability, chronic, people, planning, estate
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2009-05-19
List price: $21.95
ISBN-10: 1932603662
ISBN-13: 9781932603668

Though the task can be daunting, arranging for the eventuality of death is a necessary undertaking. The planning of one’s estate takes on even greater urgency for those living with chronic disease or disability. This practical guide clarifies the process and addresses all pertinent topics — from the establishment of preferences regarding convalescent care in the event of further disability to the management of assets after death. In addition, questions regarding life insurance, living trusts, power of attorney, and when to work with a lawyer are answered. Though legalities can be intim

Authors:John Freeman, M.D. Eric H. Kossoff, Jennifer B. Fr
Publisher: Demos Health
Keywords: others, epilepsy, children, treatment, diet, ketogenic
Number of Pages: 254
Published: 2006-10-04
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 1932603182
ISBN-13: 9781932603187

Sometimes called the “miracle diet,” the ketogenic diet has helped doctors treat difficult-to-control epileptic seizures in thousands of children. Coauthored by two respected Johns Hopkins neurologists, The Ketogenic Diet continues to be the definitive guide for parents, physicians, and dieticians wanting to implement this strict diet. This fourth edition is extensively updated to reflect current advances in understanding how the diet works, how it should be used, and the future role of the diet as a treatment. The best-seller also includes sample meal plans, a food database, a section on

Author: M.D. Orrin Devinsky
Publisher: Demos Health
Keywords: guide, family, patient, epilepsy
Number of Pages: 408
Published: 2007-10-28
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 1932603417
ISBN-13: 9781932603415

Taking the lead from real patients’ questions and insights, this new edition of a best-selling guide gives must-have information to those diagnosed with epilepsy — the most common neurological disorder in children, adults, and the elderly. Written by a leading expert, this guide answers common questions, assuages patient’s fears, and encourages epileptics to take an active role in their medical care.

Author: M.D. Andrew N. Wilner FACP
Publisher: Demos Health
Keywords: patients, questions, responds, doctor, answers, epilepsy
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2007-12-28
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 1932603352
ISBN-13: 9781932603354

Written by noted specialist Andrew Wilner, Epilepsy: 199 Answers provides accurate, current, and comprehensible medical information for epilepsy patients, family members, and anyone involved in patient care. Easy to read, informative, and time-tested, this question-and-answer book helps readers ask better questions to develop a deeper understanding of the nature of this disease. This completely updated edition includes information on everything from brain surgery to diet. New sections cover alternative therapies, recent findings on birth defects possibly caused by new antiepileptic drugs, th

Authors:John M. Freeman, Jennifer B. Freeman, Millicent T.
Publisher: Demos Health
Keywords: epilepsy, treatment, diet, ketogenic
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2000-08-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 1888799390
ISBN-13: 9781888799392

Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. Patient education reference on the use of the ketogenic diet to control epilepsy in children. Previous edition, c1996 , was titled The Epilepsy Diet Treatment: An Introduction to the Ketogenic Diet. For the practitioner treating children with epilepsy and their parents. Softcover

Author: M.D. Alfred Jay Bollet
Publisher: Demos Health
Keywords: epidemic, disease, history, human, poxes, impact, plagues
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2004-06-30
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 188879979X
ISBN-13: 9781888799798

Since publication of the initial version of Plagues and Poxes in 1987, which had the optimistic subtitle "The Rise and Fall of Epidemic Disease," the rise of new diseases such as AIDS and the deliberate modification and weaponization of diseases such as anthrax have changed the way we perceive infectious disease. With major modifications to deal with this new reality, the acclaimed author of Civil War Medicine: Challenges and Triumphs has updated and revised this series of essays about changing disease patterns in history and some of the key events and people involved in them. It deals with th
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