Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Authors: Richard Loffhagen / Editor: Clifford J Mann / Reviewer: Kaja Rasheed, John Wilson / Codes: A5 / Published: 27/12/2021

This module describes the classical presentations of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS).

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the classical presentations of Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Outline the mimics and differential diagnoses of GBS
  • Describe the established variants of GBS
  • Propose a rationale for the investigation/monitoring of GBS
  • List the complications of GBS and their frequency
  • Explain the current treatment options for GBS
  • Summarise the prognosis for patients with GBS


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