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Risk Factors of Lawn et al for Identifying Patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome Likely to Require Mechanical Ventilation

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

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Lawn et al identified clinical and pulmonary function findings in patients with Guillain-Barre Syndrome associated with the need for mechanical ventilation. Patients with these findings may benefit from closer monitoring and/or elective intubation. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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