Critical Illness Neuromyopathy

Brent P. Goodman, Andrea J. Boon

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Abstract

Critical illness myopathy, neuropathy, and neuromyopathy are frequently encountered in the intensive care unit, particularly in the setting of sepsis and the systemic inflammatory response syndrome. A multidisciplinary approach is important to optimize management and minimize debility associated with these neuromuscular disorders. This article reviews the underlying pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, electrodiagnostic evaluation, management, and prognosis of these disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-110
Number of pages14
JournalPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2008

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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