Sclerosis multiplex – an EDSS scale and determining the degree of decrease of the capacity for sustained gainful employment based on the practice of assessment


Authors: F. Hýža
Authors‘ workplace: Referát LPS ÚP Opava
Published in: Reviz. posud. Lék., 10, 2007, č. 1, s. 7-12

Overview

The paper deals with empirically proved relationship between the Kurtzke scale (EDSS) used by neurologists and a degree of decrease of the capacity for sustained gainful employment according to the current prescription used in the Czech Republic.

Key words:
sclerosis multiplex – central nervous system – Expanded Disability Status Scale


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