Generalized Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in Neurologic Complications of Critical Illness

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780195371093
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322886 | DOI:

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Generalized Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit

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This chapter provides a brief overview of causes of generalized weakness associated with a myelopathy, neuropathy, neuromuscular junction disorder, or myopathy in the ICU. Further evaluation of generalized weakness and type of diagnostic tests can be found in Chapter 22.

Chapter.  7533 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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