Guidelines in motor neurone disease (MND)/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)--from diagnosis to patient care

J Neurol. 2000 Dec;247:7-12.


This paper reviews the scope of current guidelines in motor neurone disease (MND)/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and examines issues which have arisen in the preparation of these documents. The review concludes with an evaluation of the impact of the guidelines which have been produced to date and looks towards potential future developments in this area.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / diagnosis*
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis / therapy*
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Humans
  • Legislation, Medical
  • Motor Neuron Disease / diagnosis*
  • Motor Neuron Disease / therapy*
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*