Immunomodulatory treatment has been used to hasten recovery from GBS. IVIG and plasma exchange have proved equally effective. Corticosteroids (oral and intravenous) have not been found to have a clinical benefit in GBS. Hemodynamic changes related to autonomic dysfunction are usually transitory, and patients rarely require long-term medications to treat blood pressure or cardiac problems.
The ubiquitous white stockings known as antiembolic stockings or thromboembolic disease hose produce a maximum compression of 18 mm Hg and rarely are fitted in such a way as to provide adequate gradient compression. They have not been shown to be effective as prophylaxis against thromboembolism.
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