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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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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/21678421.2016.1181766

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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EU Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research
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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
DOI:
EISSN:
2167-9223
ISSN:
2167-8421
URN:
uuid:b88752fa-3110-4078-88df-4bccd26988fd
Source identifiers:
619025
Local pid:
pubs:619025
Paper number:
7-8

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