Chapter 21. Multiple Sclerosis: Critical Review of the Evidence for each Question

  1. Livia Candelise1,
  2. Richard Hughes2,
  3. Alessandro Liberati3,
  4. Bernard M.J. Uitdehaag4 and
  5. Charles Warlow5
  1. Graziella Filippini and
  2. George Ebers

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988350.ch21

Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders

Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders

How to Cite

Filippini, G. and Ebers, G. (2007) Multiple Sclerosis: Critical Review of the Evidence for each Question, in Evidence-based Neurology: Management of Neurological Disorders (eds L. Candelise, R. Hughes, A. Liberati, B. M.J. Uitdehaag and C. Warlow), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988350.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Cochrane Neurological Network, Ospedale Magglore Policlinico, University of Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    King's College London School of Medicine at Guy's, King's College and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK

  3. 3

    Università di Modena e Reggio Emillia, Modena, Italy

  4. 4

    VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  5. 5

    University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727918116

Online ISBN: 9780470988350

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Keywords:

  • multiple sclerosis (MS);
  • optic neuritis (ON);
  • corticosteroids for ON;
  • immunotherapy for relapses prevention;
  • immunoglobulins

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Framing clinical questions

  • General approach to search evidence

  • Critical review of the evidence for each question

  • Discussion