Critical illness myopathy in a cervical spine-injured patient

Abstract

Neuromuscular weakness acquired in the intensive care unit (ICU) causes significant impairment in critically ill patients. The spectrum of critical illness neuromuscular disease includes critical illness myopathy, critical illness polyneuropathy or both, and occurs in approximately one-third of patients admitted to the ICU and those who are ventilated for… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/scsandc.2016.17

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