guillain-barre syndrome

Nursing Management for Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is also known as Infectious Ployneuritis as well as Polyradiculitis. It characterized by paresthesias of the extremities and muscle weakness or paralysis. It is a rare disorder that the cause was thought to be of allergic or immunologic reaction. Another theory would state that it is preceded by an infection. The most common […]

Nursing Interventions for Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Nursing Interventions: Guillain-Barre Syndrome Turn and reposition the patient, and encourage coughing and deep breathing. If respiratory failure becomes imminent, establish an emergency airway with an endotracheal tube. Give meticulous skin care to prevent skin-breakdown and contractures. Perform passive range of motion exercises within the patient’s pain limits. To prevent aspiration, test the gag reflex […]