Flashcards in Myasthenia Gravis Deck (9)
True or False? Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that results in extreme fatigue and muscle weakness.
What is the malfunction in the body?
Body produces antibodies that block acetylcholine receptors
Is there a cure for myasthenia gravis
What are the signs and symptoms?
Difficulty talking, chewing, weak eye muscles, visual disturbances, unsteady gait
Do the symptoms of myasthenia gravis worsen with activity?
Yes, they do
The _____ test is performed to diagnosis myasthenia Gravis
If the clients muscle strength is increased, the test is ______ for myasthenia gravis
What medication will be given?