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Risk Factors for Intensive Care Unit Acquired Weakness (ICUAW)

Purpose:

To identify factors that contribute to intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW) based on the study of de Jonghe et al.

Specialty:

Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Neurology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

M62.8

Description:

de Jonghe et al reported a number of risk factors associated with intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW). Identifying risk factors allows for interventions that may improve outcomes. The authors are from Intensive Care Unit in Poissy and University of Cersailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines in Garches, France

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