Respiratory function and cognitive impairment in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis


  • People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) with respiratory compromise are more likely to suffer from impaired cognition, compared with those with preserved respiratory function.

Why this matters

    Non-invasive ventilation could prevent the development of cognitive impairment in people with ALS, which could potentially improve quality of life and overall disease burden.

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