Other and unspecified symptoms and signs involving the nervous and musculoskeletal systems

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ICD10 Diagnosis
Dx: Other and unspecified symptoms and signs involving the nervous and musculoskeletal systems
ICD10 code: R29.8
Pre-ICD10 counterpart: none assigned
Charlson/ALERT Scale: none
APACHE Como Component: none
APACHE Acute Component: none
Start Date: 2020/01/28
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Guidelines for Acquired neuromuscular weakness

  • Many acutely ill (especially critically ill) patients develop/acquire weakness while in hospital
  • But, there are a variety of different causes of such weakness, including related to problems with nerves (neuropathies) and muscles (myopathies). While there are some ways to distinguish among these (e.g. use of EMG/NCV testing) this is almost never done because other than avoidance, there are no real treatments for any of these, i.e. they're all treated with rehabilitation.

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