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A new cognitive rehabilitation programme for patients with multiple sclerosis: the ‘MS-line! Project’.

A new cognitive rehabilitation programme for patients with multiple sclerosis: the ‘MS-line! Project’.
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Gich J, Freixenet J, Garcia R, Vilanova JC, Genís D, Silva Y, Montalban X, Ramió-Torrentà L,


Gich J, Freixenet J, Garcia R, Vilanova JC, Genís D, Silva Y, Montalban X, Ramió-Torrentà L, (click to view)

Gich J, Freixenet J, Garcia R, Vilanova JC, Genís D, Silva Y, Montalban X, Ramió-Torrentà L,

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Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England) 2014 12 0521(10) 1344-8 doi 10.1177/1352458514561905

Abstract
BACKGROUND
Cognitive rehabilitation is often delayed in multiple sclerosis (MS).

OBJECTIVE
To develop a free and specific cognitive rehabilitation programme for MS patients to be used from early stages that does not interfere with daily living activities.

METHODS
MS-line!, cognitive rehabilitation materials consisting of written, manipulative and computer-based materials with difficulty levels developed by a multidisciplinary team.

RESULTS
Mathematical, problem-solving and word-based exercises were designed. Physical materials included spatial, coordination and reasoning games. Computer-based material included logic and reasoning, working memory and processing speed games.

CONCLUSIONS
Cognitive rehabilitation exercises that are specific for MS patients have been successfully developed.

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