Title

The Care of the Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Drug, Nutritional, And Respiratory Therapies

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

October 1, 2009

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

To systematically review evidence bearing on the management of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Respiratory therapist, occupational therapist, dietician nutritionist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Assessment and screening, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D000690 - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, D019636 - Neurodegenerative Diseases

Keywords

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, neurodegenerative disease

Source Citation

Practice Parameter update: The care of the patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Drug, nutritional, and respiratory therapies (an evidence-based review). Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. R. G. Miller, C. E. Jackson, E. J. Kasarskis, J. D. England, D. Forshew, W. Johnston, S. Kalra, J. S. Katz, H. Mitsumoto, J. Rosenfeld, C. Shoesmith, M. J. Strong, S. C. Woolley. Neurology Oct 2009, 73 (15) 1218-1226; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181bc0141