This article reviews the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and current therapy of four neurologic diseases currently believed to be autoimmune in etiology: myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and Reye’s syndrome. Nursing care of these patients is very challenging and crucial to the survival and prevention of further complications. Nursing interventions for the potential problems faced by these individuals are described
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Advances in Neuroscience| November 01 1991
Dysimmune Neurologic Disorders
Jeanie Jewell Mascarella, RN, MSN;
From the Department of Nursing, University of North Carolina Hospitals, and the School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Diane Carol Hudson, RN, MSN
AACN Adv Crit Care (1991) 2 (4): 675–684.
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Jeanie Jewell Mascarella, Diane Carol Hudson; Dysimmune Neurologic Disorders. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 November 1991; 2 (4): 675–684. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1991-4007
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