Lesley's story: a case report, and discussion of challenges faced in end-of-life care for progressive neurological disease

@article{Foley2012LesleysSA,
  title={Lesley's story: a case report, and discussion of challenges faced in end-of-life care for progressive neurological disease},
  author={Peter Foley and Justin Hampton and A Hampton and Ruth Hampton and Danny Oleksy and David Oliver and Belinda J Weller},
  journal={Practical Neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={244 - 248}
}
Lesley Ruth Hampton was 42 years old when she died in hospital from complications of multiple sclerosis (MS). Her story, related by her family in their own words, demonstrates many of the challenges faced in optimising care in the last years of life for thousands of patients living with progressive, incurable, neurological conditions. We aim to reflect upon just a few of the challenges seen in Lesley's story, rather than attempt to resolve them. These issues may already be demanding and… 

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