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curarize

(ko͝o-rä′rīz′, kyo͝o-)
tr.v. cura·rized, cura·rizing, cura·rizes
1. To poison with curare.
2. To treat with curare so as to relax the skeletal muscles.

cu·ra′ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.

curarize

V. to use a curare drug to paralyse muscles for medical purposes.
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Thereafter the technique appears to have lain dormant until 1989, when Engbaek et al reported the use of DBS to assess residual neuromuscular blockade where manual detection of residual curarisation with TOF was difficult (28):
Postoperative residual curarisation and obstructive pulmonary disease are risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications (1,2).
Postoperative residual curarisation in a patient with severely limited pulmonary reserve can precipitate a rapid respiratory decompensation with significant consequences, including the need for urgent re-intubation.
Weakened respiratory muscles do not explain the blunted hypercapnic respiratory drive response as severe weakness from partial curarisation does not affect [P.
ADVANCES IN TREATMENT OF TETANUS: THIOPENTONE ANAESTHESIA AND CURARISATION, 1945 AND 1950