Irene Swift, Author at Neurology Advisor

Irene Swift

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Respiratory Failure in Neuromuscular disease

Upper Motor Neuron Cerebral – Stroke, spinal cord injury Lower Motor Neuron Anterior horn cells – poliomyelitis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Peripheral nerves – phrenic nerve injury, Guillain-Barr√© syndrome, critical illness polyneuropathy Neuromuscular junction – myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, botulism, aminoglycosides Muscle – dystrophy, acid maltase deficiency Corticosteroids – acute intensive care myopathy Stroke –…

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