Special considerations in the respiratory management of spinal muscular atrophy

Pediatrics. 2009 May;123 Suppl 4:S245-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-2952K.

Abstract

This is a summary of the presentation on special considerations in the respiratory management of spinal muscular atrophy, presented as part of the program on pulmonary management of patients with pediatric neuromuscular disorders at the 30th annual Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium on February 20, 2008.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease / therapy
  • Child
  • Consensus Development Conferences as Topic
  • Drainage / methods
  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Respiration, Artificial / methods
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / diagnosis
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / etiology
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / therapy*
  • Respiratory Therapy / methods*
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood / complications
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood / therapy*