EKU16: Multiple Sclerosis

Feb 02, 2016, 03:07 PM

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is the most common disabling neurological disease of young adults in the UK. Over 100,000 people in the UK have MS and it effects over 2,000,000 more. It is not considered a terminal illness and it is not contagious.

This Essential Knowledge Update (EKU16) podcast discusses the prevelance, presentation and assessment, symptom relief, relapses and exacerbations, referral and management (including ongoing information, advice and support) of MS. It also highlights MS in pregnancy.