Comparing patient and healthcare professional perceptions on multiple sclerosis management and care – a sub-analysis of disease progression perceptions. Presented at ECTRIMS, Berlin, Germany
Schippling S et al. 2018
Presented at the annual congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) in 2018, this poster reports on results from a 10-question survey developed by MS in the 21st Century to compare the priorities of healthcare professionals (HCPs) and people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) with respect to MS management and care, and to identify disparities between their perceptions of how disease progression is communicated.
Results showed a large disconnect between HCP and patient perspectives around disease progression communication. The results also highlighted the crucial importance of education about this topic, as the concept of ‘progression’ was an area of confusion for PwMS, which then impacted their communication with HCPs. Multiple areas where patient-HCP communication could be improved were identified.
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