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Awareness and Understanding of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Newly Diagnosed Patients, Family, and Friends

Semester: Fall 2021

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The goal of this project was to understand the awareness and knowledge of ALS and key terms related to ALS among newly diagnosed patients, family, and friends. Some areas of focus were knowledge of someone with ALS prior to their first visit to the multidisciplinary clinic, understanding of body parts affected by ALS, and where individuals prefer to obtain information about the disease. Some limitations, were a small sample size, and singe location for data collection.


Presenter Name: Jamison Creekmore

Presentation Type: Poster
Presentation Format: Virtual
Presentation #24
College: Social & Behavioral Science
School / Department: Sociology
Research Mentor: Mark Bromberg