Internet Enduring Material sponsored by Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Stanford University School of Medicine's Department of Neurology and Center for Continuing Medical Education. How is Multiple Sclerosis accurately diagnosed? This second lecture in the Multiple Sclerosis Series explores how to use a 4-step process to confirm if a patient has MS. Listen and examine 2 case studies and learn common barriers to a correct diagnosis. Learn why there are consequences to misdiagnosing MS in patients. This activity will appeal to all healthcare providers who want expert instruction about the diagnostic criteria, best practices in examination, careful interpretation of MRI scans, and common mistakes to avoid.
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Lucas B. Kipp, MD
Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Grant or research support-Roche/Genentech
Grant or research support-Biogen Idec
Jamie McDonald, MD
Stanford Health Care
Nothing to disclose
Ruth Adewuya, MD, CHCP
Managing Director, CME
Stanford University School of Medicine
Marilyn Mejia, BA
Education Design Coordinator
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