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Respiratory Failure in Neuromuscular disease

Upper Motor Neuron Cerebral – Stroke, spinal cord injury Continue Reading Lower Motor Neuron Anterior horn cells – poliomyelitis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Peripheral nerves – phrenic nerve injury, Guillain-Barré syndrome, critical illness polyneuropathy Neuromuscular junction – myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, botulism, aminoglycosides Muscle – dystrophy, acid maltase deficiency Corticosteroids – acute intensive care myopathy…

Neurologic Complications of Neuraxial Analgesia/Anesthesia: Postdural Puncture Headache

General Information A postdural puncture headache (PDPH) can occur following deliberate dural puncture with a spinal needle or after an unintentional dural puncture with an epidural needle. 1. Incidence The overall incidence of unintentional dural puncture with an epidural needle is considered to be 1.5%. This may be lower or higher, depending on the experience…
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Appendicitis I. What every physician needs to know. Appendicitis—acute inflammation of vermiform appendix—is one of the most common and treatable causes of acute abdominal pain. Estimated lifetime risk of appendicitis is about 7 to 8 percent. Its cause remains poorly understood until this day. Infections, environmental, and genetic factors have been implicated in the recent…
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