Question 1bDoes gold standard/reference standard for MND differ from other patient populations?

GDG1No.
GDG2**********
GDG3Yes
GDG4Used in other populations but specific needs for MND
GDG5**********
GDG6No.
GDG7Different tests may require for different subgroups of MND patients eg: bulbar MND or MND patients with prominent upper motor neurone dysfunction
GDG8No.
GDG9Test of respiratory muscle function do not differentiate
GDG10**********
GDG11**********
GDG12No.
GDG13No.

From: Appendix 9.3, Results of GDG short questionnaires

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