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Predictors of Sharshar et al for Identifying Patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome Who Will Require Mechanical Ventilation

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

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Sharshar et al identified risk factors the predicted the need for mechanical ventilation in a patient with Guillain-Barre syndrome. These can help identify those patients who may require closer monitoring and early initiation of ventilation. The authors are from Raymond Poincare (Garches) and Saint Louis (Paris) Teaching Hospitals in France.

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