Assessment of a home-based standing frame programme in people with progressive multiple sclerosis (SUMS): a pragmatic, multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis

The Lancet Neurology

Fecha de publicación: August 2019


Autores: Prof Jennifer Freeman, PhD., Wendy Hendrie, PhD., Louise Jarrett, PhD., Annie Hawton, PhD., Andrew Barton, MSc., Rachel Dennett, BSc
Ben Jones, MSc., Prof John Zajicek, PhD., Siobhan Creanor, BSc

Background: People severely impaired with progressive multiple sclerosis spend much of their day sitting, with very few options to improve motor function. As a result, secondary physical and psychosocial complications can occur. Effective and feasible self-management strategies are needed to reduce sedentary behaviour and enhance motor function. In this study, we aimed to assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of a home-based, self-managed, standing frame programme.

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