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Acquired Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit 

Acquired Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit
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Acquired Weakness in the Intensive Care Unit
Author(s):

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190251093.003.0007
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date: 22 October 2019

Some patients after weeks of treatment can hardly stand and walk in the unit, mostly due to poor stamina and poor lung and cardiac reserve. This chapter provides a full overview on how to approach a patient who is weak after a critical illness.

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