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Multiple Sclerosis International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 529878, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/529878
Research Article

Costs of Formal and Informal Home Care and Quality of Life for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis in Sweden

1The Swedish Institute for Health Economics, Box 2127, 220 02 Lund, Sweden
2Merck Serono Sweden, Merck AB, Box 3033, 169 03 Solna, Sweden

Received 10 October 2013; Accepted 19 November 2013; Published 4 March 2014

Academic Editor: Angelo Ghezzi

Copyright © 2014 Marianne Svensson and Liberty Fajutrao. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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