Polyneuropathy in critically ill patients.

@article{Bolton1984PolyneuropathyIC,
  title={Polyneuropathy in critically ill patients.},
  author={Charles F. Bolton and J. J. Gilbert and Angelika F G Hahn and William J Bill Sibbald},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1984},
  volume={47 11},
  pages={1223-31}
}
Five patients developed a severe motor and sensory polyneuropathy at the peak of critical illness (sepsis and multiorgan dysfunction complicating a variety of primary illnesses). Difficulties in weaning from the ventilator as the critical illness subsided and the development of flaccid and areflexic limbs were early clinical signs. However… CONTINUE READING