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Treating multiple sclerosis

Neil Scolding and Alastair Wilkins

in Multiple Sclerosis

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199603251
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739705 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199603251.003.0037

Series: Oxford Neurology Library

Treating multiple sclerosis

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• MS therapies either treat the effects of the disease (symptomatic treatments) or modulate disease processes (disease-modifying therapies) • Symptomatic therapies often involve a multi-disciplinary approach • Currently licensed disease-modifying therapies reduce relapse rates in MS • The effects of current disease-modifying therapies on long-term disability are yet to be fully understood.

Chapter.  7530 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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