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Most frequent case of acute generalized weakness.

GBS

2

Guillain-Barre Syndome

GBS

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Represents a broad group of demyelinating inflammatory polyradiculoneuropathies.

GBS

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Acquired inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.

AIDP

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Acute motor axonal neuropathy.

AMAN

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GBS is common or rare?

Rare

7

It occurs in what age group?

All ages.

8

GBS experience ______ before the onset of weakness and sensory changes.

Respiratory or gastrointestinal illness.

9

GBS is a UMNL or LMNL? Located in the PNS or CNS.

LMNL (PNS)

10

Increased concentration of ____ in the cerebrospinal fluid.

Protein

11

GBS a disease or syndrome?

Syndrome

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Represents a broad group of demyelinating inflammatory polyradiculoneuropathies.

Syndrome

13

Prior to onset of weakness patients often experience _____ or _____.

Respiratory or gastrointestinal illness.

14

1st sign of GBS.

Weakening and tingling in your extremities.

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Most common type.

AIDP

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More common in Asia. Rare disorder. Involving cranial nerves.

Miller Fisher Syndrome

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Affecting adults.

AMSAN

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Affecting pediatrics.

AMAN

19

Return patient to bed rest if a decrase in strength or function occurs.

Bensman's Guidelines

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GBS person is the weakest when?

Three weeks after diagnosis.

21

MMT grade to strengthen muscle?

Grade 2