Outcome measurement in neurological disease.

  title={Outcome measurement in neurological disease.},
  author={Diane Playford},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={21 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Recent publications have focused on the possibilities that neuroscience offers patients in terms of restoring neurological function after trauma or disease. This review highlights the contribution that sophisticated outcome measurement techniques can make to the accurate evaluation of these. RECENT FINDINGS Recent studies have focused on the role of patient-reported outcomes and their importance in the design of trials to evaluate interventions. Work is focusing on… CONTINUE READING


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