The different types of motor neurone disease

The different types of motor neurone disease

Motor neurone disease

From this pharmacy CPD module on motor neurone disease you will learn about:

  • What motor neurone disease (MND) is, and the different forms it takes
  • What causes MND, its prevalence and prognosis
  • Some of the tests performed in order to diagnose MND
  • How the condition is managed

Download this module - this includes the 5-minute test - here.

Motor neurone disease (MND) is not a common condition, only affecting up to 5,000 people in the UK at any one time. However, this low figure belies the generally devastating nature of the disease.

Perhaps a more tangible way of expressing the same information is to highlight figures provided by the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA): six people are diagnosed with MND every day, yet the same number will die from the

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