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More MS news articles for December 2003

Does trauma trigger multiple sclerosis? 2: A medicolegal view

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=14671875&dopt=Abstract

Hosp Med. 2003 Nov;64(11):651-3
Weatherby MJ, Weatherby SJ, Hawkins CP.
Department of Clinical Neurology, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7OH.

Set against the scientific debate in multiple sclerosis are a number of medicolegal cases in which the scientific evidence has been examined in the context of specific events.

It is instructive to understand something of the legal approach to cause and association, and to consider this in relation to individual cases.