Document Detail

Guillain-barré syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22931279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
To the Editor: We are concerned that Yuki and Hartung (June 14 issue),(1) in their otherwise comprehensive review of the Guillain-Barré syndrome, have overlooked the importance of public health efforts in the surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis to the eradication of polio. Surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis, and hence Guillain-Barré syndrome, which the authors describe as the "most frequent cause of acute flaccid paralysis worldwide," is a key strategy in global efforts aimed at its eradication.(2) The recent declaration by the World Health Assembly that poliovirus eradication is a programmatic emergency for global public health(3) should convince clinicians around the . . .
Michael I Greenberg; David Vearrier
Related Documents :
24753969 - State variability in children's medicaid/chip crowd-out estimates.
23832559 - Building on faults: how to represent controversies with digital methods.
23335839 - Complaints about dog faeces as a symbolic representation of incivility in london, uk: a...
24392679 - Controlling rabies through a multidisciplinary, public health system in trujillo, la li...
23611489 - Innovation in nanomedicine through materials nanoarchitectonics.
23505499 - Quantitative assessment of preventive behaviors in france during the fukushima nuclear ...
24906479 - Ahead of its time? reflecting on new zealand's pharmac following its 20th anniversary.
6490379 - The private management of public hospitals.
16160379 - Ontological definition of population for public health databases.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  367     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  973-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Guillain-barré syndrome.
Next Document:  IVIG - A Hemolytic Culprit.