Chapter 43. Causes of Paralysis and Respiratory Failure in the ICU

  1. Peter W. Kaplan MB, FRCP1 and
  2. Thien Nguyen MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch43

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Causes of Paralysis and Respiratory Failure in the ICU, in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch43

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185295

Online ISBN: 9781444322972

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Keywords:

  • Peripheral nervous system disease;
  • Electromyography (EMG);
  • EMG/nerve conductien velocities (NCV);
  • Causes of paralysis and respiratory failure in the ICU;
  • Myelopathies;
  • Critical illness neuromyopathy;
  • Toxic myopathy and other causes of rhabdomyolysis