Journal article

Critical illness polynenropathy and myopathy in pediatric intensive care: A review

Stephen Williams, Iain A Horrocks, Robert A Ouvrier, Jonathan Gillis, Monique M Ryan

PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2007

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To review the medical literature on critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy in childhood. DATA SOURCE: Medline and EMBASE were searched using the following terms: critical illness (neuropathy, polyneuropathy, and myopathy), critical care (neuropathy, polyneuropathy, and myopathy), acute myopathy, acute necrotizing myopathy, children, and pediatric. The references listed in publications thus identified were also reviewed. STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION: All studies relating to pediatric critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy were included. The adult literature was also reviewed as to the current understanding of critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy. DATA SYN..

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