Hospice & Palliative Care

End Stage Neurological Disorders – Multiple Sclerosis 多发性硬化症 (MS) (Learning about Hospice)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most frequent inflammatory demyelination disorder of the central nervous system. The clinical picture reflects the pathological mechanism of inflammation, demyelination, and axon degeneration.

Specific challenges in MS patients:

  • Muscle spasticity
  • Fatigue
  • Bladder dysfunction
  • Pain
    • affecting 50 – 75% of patients
  • Psycho behavioral symptoms and depression

 

More to be discussed in future studies … …

 

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