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Clinical Examination of de Letter et al for Evaluation of an ICU Patient for Critical Illness Polyneuropathy and Myopathy (CIPNM)

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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De Letter et al describe a clinical protocol for the examination of patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy (CIPNM). The clinical findings are used to derive a motor sumscore (summation of individual motor findings) which is used as on of the criteria for the diagnosis of CIPNM. The authors are from three hospitals in the Netherlands.

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