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DMD Guidelines — Anesthesia Care


MDA, in collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians, has issued a consensus statement on management of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) undergoing anesthesia or sedation.

The complete statement is published in the December 2007 issue of the journal Chest. A technical abstract and list of authors is available on the journal’s website. (The full paper requires a journal subscription.)

Last Updated: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 - 13:38

DMD Guidelines — Respiratory Care


The Aug. 15, 2004, issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the American Thoracic Society (ATS), contains a set of guidelines about respiratory care in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) prepared by a special ATS working group. Members of this group are experts in DMD respiratory care, generally managing the respiratory care of patients being seen at Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) clinics.

Last Updated: 
Sun, 08/01/2004 - 13:29

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Care Guidelines

A comprehensive set of clinical care recommendations for the diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is now available to medical professionals and families.

The complete recommendations, in printable PDF format, can be read here:

Last Updated: 
Tue, 12/01/2009 - 13:26

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Care Guidelines

 

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) released its new guidelines on patient care in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) on Oct. 13, 2009. Several MDA-affiliated physicians were involved in their development.

Last Updated: 
Thu, 10/01/2009 - 13:17

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