Epidemiological, humanistic, and economic burden of illness of lower limb spasticity in adults: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Martin2014EpidemiologicalHA,
  title={Epidemiological, humanistic, and economic burden of illness of lower limb spasticity in adults: a systematic review},
  author={Alison T Martin and Seye Abogunrin and Hannah Kurth and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Dinet},
  booktitle={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the epidemiological, humanistic, and economic burden of illness associated with adult lower limb spasticity (LLS) and its complications. METHODS A systematic search of MEDLINE and EMBASE identified 23 studies published between January 2002 and October 2012 that assessed the epidemiology, impact, and resource use associated with LLS. A hand-search of four neurology conferences identified abstracts published between 2010 and 2012… CONTINUE READING
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