International Journal of MS Care
The International Journal of MS Care (IJMSC) is the official journal of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), Rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis (RIMS), the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN), and the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Therapists (IOMSRT).Through international and multidisciplinary cooperation and communication, the editors hope to improve the quality of care for patients with MS.
The IJMSC publishes peer-reviewed articles in areas of interest to MS health-care professionals. Topics include neurological, nursing, rehabilitative, psychological, and psychosocial care and quality-of-life issues of people with MS and reflect the diversity of the journal's readership. Categories of manuscripts considered include original research, clinically relevant reviews of the literature, case reports, consensus statements, controversies, book reviews, and letters to the editor. The IJMSC is indexed in theCumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) andRehabilitation & Sports Medicine Source (EBSCO Publishing) and Scopus. Click here to go to the IJMSC site (http://ijmsc.org)
The MS Exchange
The MS Exchange is a quarterly online newsletter for CMSC members, partners, and collaborators. This newsletter reports on general news and events regarding MS with special sections for the IOMSN, IOMSRT, and the Foundation of the CMSC. NARCOMS registrants and the general public have access to this publication which has become widely knows for its timely information about our activities and the programs involving the professional team.
Clinical Practice Guidelines
The CMSC has worked collaboratively with the Paralyzed Veterans Association (PVA) to develop clinical practice guidelines for Multiple Sclerosis professionals. These guidelines, while written a number of years ago, have become the bedrock for ongoing documentation of best practices in multiple sclerosis for the MS team.
The following are available from the PVA website (click here ):
Fatigue and MS: A Clinical Practice Guideline
Fatigue: What You Should Know: A Consumer Guide
Urinary Dysfunction and MS: A Clinical Practice Guideline
Disease Modifying Therapies in MS: A Clinical Practice Guideline
Immunizations and MS: A Clinical Practice Guideline
Spasticity Management in Multiple Sclerosis: A Clinical Practice Guideline
Science of Multiple Sclerosis Management
This publication is targeted to physicians and healthcare professionals who have an interest in treating multiple sclerosis (MS). This publication offers Complementary Continuing Medical Education Credit for Physicians.
Please go to www.cmscscholar.org to access this activity.