What You Need to Know about ALS

by
Harry LeVine IIIauthor

Harry LeVine III, PhD, is associate professor in the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky.

What You Need to Know about ALS

20191031

Greenwood

Pages 168
Topics Diagnosis;Famous Individuals with ALS;Genetic Risk Factors;History of ALS;Impact on Friends and Family;Motor Neurons;Prognosis and Life Expectancy;Research;Signs and Symptoms;Health and Wellness: Diseases and Conditions;Current Events and Issues: Health and Medicine

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Table of Contents

What You Need to Know about ALS

Author(s): LeVine, Harry;
Contributors: LeVine, Harry;
Abstract:

This book offers an accessibly written introduction to ALS, focusing on the topics that matter most to anyone whose life has been affected—directly or indirectly—by this condition.


• Approaches the subject in a holistic manner, covering often-overlooked areas such as societal perceptions and impacts on family and friends

• Provides quick answers to the questions that readers are most likely to have in an Essential Questions section that also serves as a springboard for understanding the content of the book in greater depth

• Provides relatable, real-world examples of concepts discussed in Case Illustrations

• Points readers toward useful books, organizations, and websites in an annotated Directory of Resources guiding further study and research

SortTitle: what you need to know about als
Keyword(s): Diagnosis; Famous Individuals with ALS; Genetic Risk Factors; History of ALS; Impact on Friends and Family; Motor Neurons; Prognosis and Life Expectancy; Research; Signs and Symptoms; Health and Wellness: Diseases and Conditions; Current Events and Issues: Health and Medicine
Author Info:
Harry LeVine IIIauthor

Harry LeVine III, PhD, is associate professor in the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky.

eISBN-13: 9781440863578
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440863561
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 168
Publication Date: 20191031
Series: Inside Diseases and Disorders