Validity of the Symbol Digit Modalities Test as a cognition performance outcome measure for multiple sclerosis

@inproceedings{Benedict2017ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of the Symbol Digit Modalities Test as a cognition performance outcome measure for multiple sclerosis},
  author={Ralph H. B. Benedict and John DeLuca and Glenn Phillips and Nicholas G. Larocca and Lynn D. Hudson and Richard A. Rudick},
  booktitle={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2017}
}
Cognitive and motor performance measures are commonly employed in multiple sclerosis (MS) research, particularly when the purpose is to determine the efficacy of treatment. The increasing focus of new therapies on slowing progression or reversing neurological disability makes the utilization of sensitive, reproducible, and valid measures essential. Processing speed is a basic elemental cognitive function that likely influences downstream processes such as memory. The Multiple Sclerosis Outcome… CONTINUE READING

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