Duchenne MD

Care Standards for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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An international consensus document setting out best practice in care for DMD was published in the Lancet Neurology journal in January and February 2010 by Bushby K et al.

Part 1: Lancet Neurol. 2010 Jan; 9(1):77-93.
Part 2: Lancet Neurol. 2010 Feb; 9(2):177-189

Please click here to view the entire two-part article.

The Imperatives of DMD - a single page best practice summary

PPMD, UPPMD and TREAT-NMD are pleased to announce the availability of a single-page summary of best-practice care in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Based on the existing Care Considerations, it will broaden awareness of the "imperatives" in good DMD care, especially amongst non-specialists who are not familiar with the disease and will not have read the full Lancet publication or the condensed care guidelines developed for families. Click here for a copy. It is also available in other languages here.

DMD a team approach to management

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For loan or purchase - this guidebook created by MontroseAccess outlines a multidisciplinary approach to the management of DMD and is a must have if you have a patient with this condition.

Contact the MDA National Office on 0800 800 3370800 800 337 FREEinfo@mda.org.nz to order or request a loan.

There are more books available from the MDA Library.

Would you like someone from MDA to speak to you and your colleagues or students or at your conferences?

Email  info@mda.org.nz