Resources

  • References


    Aggarwal, SP, Zinman L, Simpson E, et al. Clinical trial testing lithium in ALS terminates early for futility.
    Lancet Neurol.
    2010; 9(5): 481-488.


    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 4, 2014. Accessed February 12, 2014.


    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis fact sheet.
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at:
    http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/amyotrophiclateralsclerosis/detail%5Famyotrophiclateralsclerosis.htm. Updated February 5, 2014. Accessed February 12, 2014.

    FDA approves NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System. ALS Association website. Available at: http://www.alsa.org/news/archive/fda-approves-neurx-diaphragm.html. Updated September 29, 2011. Accessed February 12, 2014.

    NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System. US Food & Drug Administration website. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/DeviceApprovalsandClearances/Recently-ApprovedDevices/ucm278684.htm. Updated September 6, 2013. Accessed February 12, 2014.


    Sathasivam S. Managing patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
    Eur J Intern Med.
    2009;24:355-358.


    Walling AD. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Lou Gehrig's disease.
    Am Fam Physician. 1999;59:1489-1496.


    4/17/2008 DynaMed Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Fornai F, Longone P, Cafaro L, et al. Lithium delays progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci USA
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    2008;105:2052-2057.


    1/14/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Mateen FJ, Carone M, Sorenson EJ.

    Patients who survive 5 years or more with ALS in Olmsted County, 1925-2004.
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry.
    2010;81(10):1144-1146.

  • Resources

    ALS Association

    http://www.alsa.org

    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    http://www.ninds.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    ALS Society of British Columbia

    http://www.alsbc.ca

    ALS Society of Canada

    http://www.als.ca