Socioeconomic trends in hospitalization for multiple sclerosis.

  title={Socioeconomic trends in hospitalization for multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Shivanand P. Lad and Christopher H. Chapman and Michael Vaninetti and Lawrence Steinman and A Green and Maxwell Boakye},
  volume={35 2},
OBJECTIVES Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disorder with a high burden on patient quality of life and medical rehabilitation services. Little is known about the acute hospitalization costs and characteristics. We examined the trends in MS hospitalizations from 1993 to 2006. METHODS The Nationwide Inpatient Sample of the Healthcare Cost and… CONTINUE READING