Brita Løvendahl

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BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex, chronic and progressive disease and rehabilitation services can provide important support to patients. Few MS rehabilitation programs have been shown to provide health improvements to patients in a cost-effective manner. The objective of this study is to assess the effects in terms of changes measured by a(More)
BACKGROUND There is insufficient evidence to support the effectiveness of multidisciplinary rehabilitation on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of MS patients. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the longer term effectiveness of inpatient multidisciplinary rehabilitation on the HRQoL of MS patients. METHODS The study was a two-hospital, pragmatic,(More)
Globally, the number of people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) is more than two million, and MS is characterized by increasing symptom development over time. The socio-economic costs are enormous. Therefore, effective management of MS is of great importance. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation (MR) seeks to prevent and stop loss of function and trains(More)
The functional assessment of multiple sclerosis (FAMS) is a disease-specific instrument that describes functional status of individuals with multiple sclerosis. The instrument was originally developed in the US and has been adapted to different languages including Danish. This study is a validation of the Danish version of FAMS in a sample of individuals(More)
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