Neuromuscular Disorders in the Neurocritical Care Unit

Christopher L. Kramer, Edward M. Manno, Alejandro A. Rabinstein

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Neuromuscular diseases and respiratory failure are common problems encountered in both neurologic and medical intensive care units. Neuromuscular respiratory failure can be caused by diseases of the motor neuron, peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction, or muscle. Thus, localization of the disorder is essential for adequate management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeurocritical Care, Second Edition
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781107587908
ISBN (Print)9781107064959
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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