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Weaning of the Ventilator in Myasthenia Gravis

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

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

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199843626.003.0024

Series: What Do I Do Now

Weaning of the Ventilator in Myasthenia Gravis

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Weaning from the ventilator after intubation after treatment for myasthenic crisis is difficult with a high probability of reintubation. Stategies for successful weaning and extubation are discussed.

Chapter.  1465 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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