Reasons for persistent disability in Guillain-Barre syndrome

Sheila M. Lennon, S. Koblar, R. A C Hughes, J. Goeller, A. C. Riser

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Abstract

The reasons for persistent disability in 10 Guillain-Barre syndrome patients were investigated. Patients were assessed between 11 and 35 months after disease onset with impairment, disability and handicap scales, a standard neurological examination and nerve conduction studies. All patients showed persistent limb weakness which affected independence in self-care in three patients and the pursuit of leisure and work activities in eight patients. The implications for clinical practice are discussed.

LanguageEnglish
Pages1-8
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Rehabilitation
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Health Professions(all)

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Lennon, Sheila M. ; Koblar, S. ; Hughes, R. A C ; Goeller, J. ; Riser, A. C. / Reasons for persistent disability in Guillain-Barre syndrome. In: Clinical Rehabilitation. 1993 ; Vol. 7, No. 1. pp. 1-8.
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