Long-term disease history, clinical symptoms, health status, and healthcare utilization in patients suffering from Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome: Results of a patient interview survey in Germany.

@article{Harms2012LongtermDH,
  title={Long-term disease history, clinical symptoms, health status, and healthcare utilization in patients suffering from Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome: Results of a patient interview survey in Germany.},
  author={Lutz Harms and J P Sieb and Angela E. Williams and Ryan B. Graham and Rita Shlaen and Volker Claus and Carmen Pfiffner},
  journal={Journal of medical economics},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={521-30}
}
INTRODUCTION The burden of disease in Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) patients is unclear. This study focused on the patient's perspective to obtain patient-reported information on clinical symptoms, burden of illness, impact of LEMS on activities of daily living (ADL), and management of LEMS. METHODS Semi-structured, face-to-face interviews with LEMS patients from two specialized centres in Germany between September and December 2010. RESULTS Twelve patients participated; mean age… CONTINUE READING
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