5. Lupus, Myasthenia Gravis, Huntington’s Disease, and Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS)
The pathophysiology of lupus, MG, Huntington’s disease, and post-polio Syndrome (PPS) are discussed in this chapter, along with risk factors, signs, and symptoms. Acute and comprehensive management is reviewed, particularly with relationship to the family and relationships. Rehabilitation nursing management of persons with these disorders is presented, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and long-term care planning.