Motor Neurone Disease
Publisher: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2010
Number of pages: 127
Motor neurone disease (MND) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease. This guideline considers the signs and symptoms that can be used for predicting respiratory impairment in patients with MND, the diagnostic accuracy of investigations for detecting and monitoring respiratory impairment, the clinical and cost effectiveness of non-invasive ventilation for treating respiratory impairment and the information and support needs of patients and their families and carers relating to the use of non-invasive ventilation.
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