How to use the Myobase database

Myobase gives access to more than 75% of records in fields related to medical, scientific, psychosocial and psychological aspects of these diseases as well as disabilities.

The database is implemented by AFM-Téléthon library which has been collecting documents on Neuromuscular Disorders since 1990.

Most part of medico-scientific records are available in English with a link to PubMed and the full text of all documents published by AFM-TELETHON are available online.

Unique information tool on:

  • Neuromuscular disorders: clinical, diagnosis, treatment, genetics, medical and scientific research,
  • motor disability and other disorders (visual, cognitif…) related to neuromuscular diseases : rehabilitation, occupational therapy, social inclusion, care and support of people affected by these pathologies,
  • psychology in neuromuscular and rare genetic disorders.

Rich and relevant document ressources updated daily

Myobase contains bibliographic notes of medico-scientific and psychosocial documents related toneuromuscular disorders. The portal is supplied on a daily basis thanks to a the monitoring of specialised journals and the internet. When the copyright allows it, the full text of the documents can be downloaded.

A selection of documents taken from daily monitoring

Myobase gives access to more than 52,000 bibliographic notes in medico-scientific and psychosocial fields.
The selection of the documents constuting the document collection of Myobase is done by the Documentation Department of the AFM-Téléthon in collaboration :

  • with scientists of the Scientific Department of the AFM-Téléthon,
  • with the physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and psychologises of the Direction of Medical Action of the AFM-Téléthon
  • as well as writers specialised in the field of neuromuscular disorders of the Information Department of the AFM-Téléthon, Myoinfo.

Find out more about the Myobase database on the dedicated website