Unmet needs of severely affected multiple sclerosis patients: the health professionals' view.

@article{Golla2012UnmetNO,
  title={Unmet needs of severely affected multiple sclerosis patients: the health professionals' view.},
  author={Heidrun Golla and M. Yu. Galushko and Holger Pfaff and Raymond Voltz},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={139-51}
}
BACKGROUND Research has only started recently to specifically concentrate on the group of patients severely affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). AIM The aim of this study was to assess the perception on patients' unmet needs by healthcare professionals. METHODS Focus groups and expert interviews were recorded, transcribed verbatim and analysed by qualitative content analysis. RESULTS Unmet needs were identified in four main categories ('support from family/friends'; 'healthcare services… CONTINUE READING