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    Disease Steps for Multiple Sclerosis

    Evaluates MS disease progression based on patient’s ambulatory ability.
    When to Use

    Post-diagnosis of MS, this scale can be used to measure disease progression by examining a patient's disease.

    Mild disability
    Moderate disability
    Early cane
    Late cane
    Bilateral support
    Confined to wheelchair


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    Creator Insights
    Dr. Marika Hohol

    About the Creator

    Marika Hohol, MD, is an associate professor in the division of neurology at the University of Toronto. Previously, she was the Neurology Residency Program Director and co-director for the Brain and Behavior course. Dr. Hohol’s academic interests include clinical trials for multiple sclerosis (MS) and the management and education of MS patients.

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