Fast Five Quiz: Guillain-Barré Syndrome Practice Essentials

Helmi L. Lutsep, MD


December 06, 2022

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) describes a collection of clinical syndromes that manifests as an acute inflammatory polyradiculoneuropathy with resultant weakness and diminished reflexes. GBS remains an important cause of acute flaccid paralysis. Approximately one third of patients require admission to an intensive care unit. After discharge, many patients with GBS undergo outpatient physical therapy and occupational therapy to regain their baseline functional status. Because its potential association with vaccination has sparked much interest, up-to-date knowledge is crucial. Are you up to date on practice essentials for GBS, including key symptoms to recognize and best practices for management? Test yourself with this brief quiz.


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