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Analysis of terms used for the diagnosis and classification of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and motor neuron disease

Abstract:

There is no test for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and so attempts have been made to produce standardised diagnostic criteria based on clinical and electrophysiological findings. The phenotypic classification of the subtypes of ALS is also based on clinical features, which leads to conflation of diagnosis and phenotype. We gave a five question online survey to ALS specialists to explore the range of descriptors and their use. Of 101 specialists approached, 72 completed the survey. The m...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/21678421.2016.1181766

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
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Funding agency for:
Turner, M
Grant:
Lady Edith Wolfson Senior Clinical Fellowship
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Grant:
EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research
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Funding agency for:
Turner, M
Grant:
Lady Edith Wolfson Senior Clinical Fellowship
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Grant:
EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
7-8
Pages:
600-604
Publication date:
2016-05-18
Acceptance date:
2016-04-01
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EISSN:
2167-9223
ISSN:
2167-8421
Source identifiers:
619025
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pubs:619025
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uuid:b88752fa-3110-4078-88df-4bccd26988fd
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pubs:619025
Deposit date:
2016-05-10

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