CMD Webinar: Management of Respiratory Issues

Part 1: Management of Respiratory Issues in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy by Pediatric Pulmonologist Hemant Sawnani, M.D., Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: How we breathe and what goes wrong in congenital muscle disease?

Part 2: Management of Respiratory Issues in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy by Prof. Anita Simonds, Royal Brompton Hospital: Respiratory issues in congenital muscle disease and what we can do about them

Part 3: Management of Respiratory Issues in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy by Dr. Michelle Chatwin, Royal Brompton Hospital: Secretion Management Techniques

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  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    A group of diseases causing muscle weakness at birth. Several defined genetic mutations cause muscles to break down faster than they can repair or grow. A child with CMD may have various neurological or physical impairments. Some children never gain the ability to walk, while others lose the ability as they grow older. Learn more...

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