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Functional Marker of Fourrier et al for the Need for Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation in a Patient with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Immunology/Rheumatology
Infectious Diseases

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Fourrier et al identified several factors associated with the need for prolonged mechanical ventilation in a patient with Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS). These findings can help to identify a patient who may require an early tracheostomy. The authors are from Hopital Roger Salengro CHRU de Lille in France.

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