Guidance

Acute flaccid paralysis: clinical management guidance

Information on the clinical management of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) and acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), for use by healthcare professionals.

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Clinical management of acute flaccid paralysis / acute flaccid myelitis

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Details

This guidance summarises the existing information on clinical management of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) and acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

The document includes:

  • details of immunological and antiviral therapies
  • an overview of long-term outcomes
  • infection control procedures

It is intended for use by healthcare professionals.

Published 19 December 2018
Last updated 12 June 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated long-term outcomes section.
  2. First published.