Neuromuscular complications of critical illness.


Patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) suffer from a wide range of neurological disorders. Some develop within the ICU rendering weakness and difficulty in weaning patients from ventilator support. ICUAW, or ICU acquired weakness, is a broad term that includes several more specific neuromuscular problems. After exclusion of other causes of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-52902-2.00044-8


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