Epidemiology of multiple sclerosis: results from a large observational study in the UK

@inproceedings{Jick2015EpidemiologyOM,
  title={Epidemiology of multiple sclerosis: results from a large observational study in the UK},
  author={Susan Jick and Lin Li and Guido J Falcone and Zdravko P. Vassilev and M A Wallander},
  booktitle={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2015}
}
Multiple sclerosis (MS) progression to mortality may not be solely determined by the underlying autoimmune process. We conducted a study in a large cohort of MS patients with the aim of describing characteristics of MS patients and identification of predictors for all-cause mortality in this patient group. We performed a retrospective analysis of primary care data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink. Incident MS cases diagnosed between 1993 and 2006 were identified and validated… CONTINUE READING
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