Duchenne Care

Do you know how you can support your patients and their families throughout the different stages of the Duchenne muscular dystrophy journey? Find out about how working with a multidisciplinary team and having an individualised care plan can be beneficial.

Two-page summaries of the 2018 International Duchenne Care Considerations are provided offering an overview of the updated recommendations for the diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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Children demonstrating red flag signs and symptoms such as significant development delay could have Duchenne  muscular dystrophy

References

Birnkrant DJ, et al. Lancet Neurol. 2018;17:251–267. National Task Force for Early Identification of Childhood Neuromuscular Disorders. Guide for primary care providers. Available at: https://childmuscleweakness.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/PrimaryCareProviderPacket.pdf [last accessed November 2020].
 

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