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Neuromuscular conditions


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1 hour
Publish Date
16 September 2019
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About this Course

This course covers the presentation and prognosis of the more common neuromuscular diseases.

Neuromuscular disorders are rare, and many GPs will have very few patients with these conditions.

However, people affected by muscle-wasting conditions know that their GP plays an important role in their care.

Learning objectives
After completing this course, you will:

  • Understand the spectrum of neuromuscular disease.
  • Identify the key presenting features of the more common neuromuscular diseases.
  • Describe management, including the importance of multidisciplinary care.


This content has been developed by Dr Ros Quinlivan (2019).  Ros currently works in the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases at National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, and the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre at Great Ormond Street London.

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