Journal article

Patient Preferences for Time and Location of Infusible Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunologic Disorders.

Louise Rath, Maria Pia Campagna, Jim Stankovich, Julian Ellis, Vilija Jokubaitis, Denise McCarthy, Cassie Nesbitt, Wei Zhen Yeh, Michael Zhong, Robb Wesselingh, Mastura Monif, Janene Richards, Viet Bui Minh, Olga Skibina, Helmut Butzkueven, Anneke van der Walt

Int J MS Care | Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers | Published : 2021

Abstract

Background: People with multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunologic disorders (herein referred to as patients) are increasingly treated with infusible monoclonal antibodies. This rise in demand has placed increased loads on current infusion services and mandates careful strategic planning. This study examined patient preferences for the timing and location of infusions and their association with demographic and disease variables to facilitate patient-focused strategic planning. Methods: Ninety-one patients receiving an infusible therapy at an infusion service during March 2019 were asked to complete a questionnaire exploring eight domains, including preferences for time of infusions and location..

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