Error in Text. In the Neurological Review by Blackman et al titled "Paroxysmal Autonomic Instability With Dystonia After Brain Injury," published in the March issue of the ARCHIVES (2004;61:321-328), an error occurred in the text on page 327. On that page, in the paragraph under "Criteria for PAID," the fourth sentence should have read as follows: "Within the clinical setting of traumatic brain injury, signs of PAID syndrome include (1) severe brain injury (Rancho Los Amigos level, ≤IV), (2) temperature of at least 38.5°C, (3) pulse of at least 130 beats/min, (4) respiratory rate of at least 20 breaths/min, (5) systolic blood pressure of at least 140 mm Hg, (6) agitation, (7) diaphoresis, and (8) dystonia (ie, rigidity or decerebrate posturing)." PAID indicates paroxysmal autonomic instability with dystonia.
Paroxysmal Autonomic Instability With Dystonia After Brain Injury—Correction. Arch Neurol. 2004;61(6):980. doi:10.1001/archneur.61.6.980