Delivering the diagnosis of MS--results of a survey among patients and neurologists.

@article{Heesen2003DeliveringTD,
  title={Delivering the diagnosis of MS--results of a survey among patients and neurologists.},
  author={Christoph Heesen and James Kolbeck and Stefan M. Gold and H Schulz and K H Schulz},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 5},
  pages={363-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The need for an early disclosure of the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) has become more pressing with the publication of two recent randomized trials which have indicated that very early treatment may favourably alter the disease course. We assessed the current status of diagnostic and therapeutic information on MS from the point of view of patients and neurologists. METHODS A standardized questionnaire was sent out through the patients' self-help organization in Hamburg… CONTINUE READING

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