Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune attack on the peripheral nervous system which results in neuropathy. It is typically a self-limiting condition that comes on rapidly and results in muscle weakness with some mild sensory loss in the distal extremities.

In this episode you’ll learn…

  • What causes GBS
  • The four subtypes of GBS and which is most common
  • Signs and symptoms of Guillain Barre
  • Key assessments
  • Tests and treatments
  • Important things to teach patients and families

Read the article “Key Elements of Guillain-Barré Syndrome” and view references here.

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