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Some difficult decisions in ALS/MND.

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The physical and emotional damage caused by ALS creates ripples that reach a wide group of individuals beyond the patient. Decisions about care and end of life are never straightforward; solutions are always bespoke and must involve the wider multidisciplinary team. There is a need for awareness of how these discussions will be affected by personal attitudes, experience, culture and issues in our own professional and personal lives. The aim should be to respond to patient and family and be ho...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : official publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases
Volume:
11
Issue:
4
Pages:
339-343
Publication date:
2010-08-05
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EISSN:
1471-180X
ISSN:
1748-2968
URN:
uuid:020ce98a-b5b2-423a-829f-0cf42dc2f645
Source identifiers:
245061
Local pid:
pubs:245061

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