June 17, 2019

Critical Care of Neuromuscular Disorders

In this episode of Critical Matters, we discuss acute neuromuscular disorders in the intensive care unit with Dr. M. Kamran Athar. The discussion focuses on the Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Myasthenia Gravis.

Dr. M. Kamran Athar is a practicing neuro intensivist at the Farber Institute for Neuroscience in Philadelphia. Dr. Athar is an assistant professor of Medicine and of Neurology at the Jefferson School of Medicine in Philadelphia.

Additional Resources:

The clinical management of neuromuscular disorders in intensive care: https://bit.ly/2wWlYe1

Early predictors of mechanical ventilation in Guillain-Barré syndrome: https://bit.ly/2Icb1vi

International consensus guidance for management of myasthenia gravis: https://bit.ly/2Ic2g4I

Books Mentioned in this Episode:

How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman: https://amzn.to/2ZmHSmV