Last updated on June 2020

Chronic Fatigue Etiology in Intensive Care Unit Survivors: the Role of Neuromuscular Function


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Muscle | intensive care unit | Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Age: Between 18 - 75 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have been ventilated for at least 72 hours in the intensive care unit
  • IGS2 score (severity in resuscitation) > 15
  • FACIT-F (Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue) score 36 or a score 32
  • intensive care unit discharge in 6 months and 5 years preceding the study
  • Approval received from a physician
  • Command of the French language

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Taking neuroactive substances that can alter corticospinal excitability
  • Contraindication to the application of a magnetic field
  • Contraindication to the practice of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Participant is pregnant
  • Patients with psychiatric disorders
  • Paraplegic and hemiplegic patients
  • Addictive disorders

Recruitment Status: Closed


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