In this episode, host Chelsey chats with NMOSD patient and pediatric hematologist Dr. Joanna Robles about her unique perspective and experience obtaining her NMOSD diagnosis. In their discussion, they review:
Important considerations for clinicians who make the NMOSD diagnosis and provide car
Overview of the educational and training pathway for clinicians, including neurologists
Review of the International Diagnostic Criteria for NMOSD: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4515040/
Highlight the importance of a swift and accurate NMOSD diagnosis for appropriate treatment and management
Stay turned for a follow-up part 2 episode, in which Chelsey will chat with another NMOSD patient on 'After the NMOSD Diagnosis: Controlling What You Can.'