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2019: Volume 1, Issue 1

Critical Illness Polyneuromyopathy and Physical Rehabilitation

Hrar Soukaina1, Nada Kyal1, Fatima Lmidmani1, Abdellatif Elfatimi1, Lazraq Mohamed2*, Abdelhak Bensaid2, Youssef Elmiloudi2, Najib Elharrar2

1Physical Medicine and Functional Rehabilitation service-UHC Ibn Rochd Casablanca, Morocco
2Intensive Care Unit, Hospital August 20-UHC Ibn Rochd Casablanca, Morocco

*Corresponding Author: Lazraq Mohamed, Physician, Anesthesia-Reanimation, Hospital August 20, 1953, Ibn Rochd Hospital of Casablanca, Morocco.

Received: September 12, 2019
Published: September 27, 2019


Critical illness polyneuropathy occurs in patients with severe acute aggression that is life-threatening and is managed in an intensive care unit. It most often affects patients free from any previous neurological pathology. The two main risk factors are severe multi-organ failure and muscle immobilization. This complication can be prevented by early passive and active rehabilitation programs even in ventilated patients.

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