Episode 13 – Weakness

Episode Overview:

  1. Compare upper motor neuron (UMN), lower motor neuron (LMN), and neuromuscular junction (NMJ) causes of weakness
  2. List 10 neuromuscular causes of weakness and describe their basic pathophysiologic mechanism
  3. What are warning signs of impending respiratory failure in a patient with neuromuscular weakness?


  1. List seven non-emergent causes of peripheral neuropathy
  2. What are some causes of non-neuromuscular weakness?
  3. Clinical pearls for the weak patient

Episode 13 Show Notes

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