As Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is classed as a rare disease, the app includes guidance on clinical topics relevant for emergency hospital admissions, including:
. anaesthesia and surgery
. managing chest infections, respiratory failure, cardiac failure and adrenal crisis
. overview of treatment and management implications including steroid use, fractures, gastrointestinal problems and cardiovascular disease.
The app was produced by a team of patient groups supporting people with DMD in the UK.
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