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Risk Factors for Paresis in Patient in Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) for risk factors associated with ICU-acquired paresis based on the study of De Jonghe et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

G82

Description:

Persistent weakness may be a complication for patients treated in the ICU. De Jonghe et al identified risk factors for ICU-acquired paresis (ICUAP). The authors are from multiple hospitals in France (members of the Groupe de Reflexion et d'Etude des Neuromyopathies en Reanimation).

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