This learning module describes the complex neurological condition multiple sclerosis (MS) and its management. It outlines pathophysiology and symptoms, the importance of timely access to specialist services for treatment, relapse and disease management, including self-management. Therapies for this life-limiting long-term condition, the role of the multidisciplinary team, the importance of holistic assessment and the role of MS specialist nurses are discussed.
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