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More MS news articles for February 2004

The challenge of managing patients with multiple sclerosis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=14974264&dopt=Abstract

Nurs Times. 2004 Jan 27-Feb 2;100(4):42-4
MacLean R.
St James University Hospital, Leeds.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common cause of neurological disability in young adults in the UK.

It is variable in presentation and progression.

Although there is no cure, there are many symptomatic treatments available.

Nurses have a vital role in the ongoing assessment and management of people with MS.