Neuromuscular disorders

Jeremy D. Fields, Anish Bhardwaj

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Neuromuscular diseases may require ICU care for three primary disease-associated reasons Respiratory muscle weakness Bulbar muscle weakness, leading to failure to protect airway Autonomic dysfunction/instability, leading to hemodynamic compromise from swings in blood pressure, heart rate, or dysrhythmia

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Neurocritical Care
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781441968418
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Cardiopulmonary support
  • Compression neuropathies
  • Contractures
  • Dysautonomia
  • Early rehabilitation
  • Immunomodulatory therapies
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Respiratory failure
  • Systemic infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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