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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2019; 54: Suppl. 63, abstract number.

Respiratory muscle dysfunction in an intensive care unit

Chairs: A. Demoule (Paris, France), N. Hart (London, United Kingdom)
Aims: to assess the need for mechanical ventilation in patients with neuromyopathies; to present the main tools used to detect respiratory muscle dysfunction; to describe how markers of diaphragm dysfunction can help to manage patients, and to provide tools for preventing and treating respiratory muscle dysfunction in an intensive care unit.
Ventilatory support for patients with neuromuscular disorders
J. Winck Fernandes Cruz (Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
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Detection and assessment of diaphragm function in an intensive care unit
L. Heunks (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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How assessment of diaphragm function can assist patient management
M. Dres (Paris, France)
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Prevention and treatment of respiratory muscle dysfunction
R. Gosselink (Leuven, Belgium)
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