Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 1: diagnosis, and pharmacological and psychosocial management

@article{Bushby2010DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 1: diagnosis, and pharmacological and psychosocial management},
  author={Katharine Bushby and Richard S. Finkel and David J Birnkrant and Laura E. Case and for the Dmd Care Considerations Working Group},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={9},
  pages={77-93}
}
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe, progressive disease that affects 1 in 3600-6000 live male births. Although guidelines are available for various aspects of DMD, comprehensive clinical care recommendations do not exist. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention selected 84 clinicians to develop care recommendations using the RAND Corporation-University of California Los Angeles Appropriateness Method. The DMD Care Considerations Working Group evaluated assessments and… CONTINUE READING

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