Myasthenia Gravis: A Manual for the Health Care Provider (PDF)
In 2008, MGFA published the first comprehensive manual on myasthenia gravis specifically for health care professionals. This handbook is written as an aid for health care personnel who are involved in the care and management of MG patients. The manual is divided into sections for ease in assisting the health care professionals in their evaluation, diagnosis and management of MG patients.
Sections address issues related to:
• Physician Information
• Emergency Care
• Psychosocial: From Diagnosis to Lifetime Management
• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Pathology and Swallowing
• Dental Care
• Guidelines for the Pharmacist
Printed copies are shipped at a cost of $12.00 each.
CD copies are shipped at a cost of $3.00 each.
Call the national office at (800) 541-5454 or order online here.
Medications and Myasthenia Gravis (A Reference for Health Care Professionals) (PDF)
Quality of Life
The MGQOL15 survey is designed to assess aspects of quality of life related to Myasthenia Gravis. Learn more.
Clinical Research Standards (PDF)
In 2000, a task force of the MGFA Medical/Scientific Advisory Board published a paper proposing classification systems for the severity of MG and definitions of response to therapy in MG to achieve uniformity in recording and reporting clinical trials and outcomes research.
The Neurologist, January 2002: Myasthenia Gravis
Michael W. Nicolle, M.D. FRCPC D. Phil.
A summary of diagnosis and treatment methods
eMedicine is the most authoritative and accessible point of care medical reference available to physicians and other health care professionals on the Internet. The evidence-based content, updated regularly by more than 8,000 attributed physician or health care provider authors and editors, provides the latest practice guidelines in 38 clinical areas.
from the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides relevant information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
The Quantitative Myasthenia Gravis (QMG) Test: The Manual (PDF)
This manual and the accompanying DVD have been designed to instruct clinical evaluators and physicians on how to perform the Quantitative Myasthenia Gravis (QMG) test. For the accompanying videotape contact the national office.