Impairment in Guillain-Barré syndrome during the first 2 years after onset: a prospective study.

@article{Forsberg2004ImpairmentIG,
  title={Impairment in Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome during the first 2 years after onset: a prospective study.},
  author={Anette Forsberg and Rayomand Press and Ulrika Einarsson and J{\'e}sus de Pedro-Cuesta and Lotta Wid{\'e}n Holmqvist},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={227 1},
  pages={131-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To provide a comprehensive description of impairment in patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) in Sweden during the first 2 years after disease onset. METHODS In this prospective multi-centre study, 42 patients, mean age 52 years, were evaluated at 2 weeks, 2 months, 6 months, 1 year and 2 years. Evaluations made use of validated, reliable measures of muscle strength, grip strength, finger dexterity, balance, facial-muscle function, respiratory function, gait, motor… CONTINUE READING

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