neuromuscular blocking drug


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neuromuscular blocking drug

A type of drug used during the administration of anesthesia to allow surgical access to body cavities, esp. in particular the abdomen and thorax, by preventing voluntary or reflex muscle movement. These drugs are also used to facilitate compliance in critically ill patients undergoing intensive therapy such as mechanical ventilation.
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in their review article stated that hypothermia reduce muscle strength irrespective of the presence of neuromuscular blocking drugs.
The present study demonstrated that a bolus dose of remifentanil given simultaneously with sevoflurane and nitrous oxide produced acceptable intubating conditions at two minutes in healthy premedicated paediatric patients without the use of neuromuscular blocking drugs.
This drug enables medical personnel to reverse the effects of neuromuscular blocking drugs and restore spontaneous breathing after surgery.
Intended to serve as a quick resource for information about the pharmacology of drugs encountered during anesthesia and to the physiologic responses that impact anesthetics, this guide covers inhaled anesthetics, opiod agonists and antagonists, barbituates, local anesthetics, neuromuscular blocking drugs, digitalis and related drugs, calcium channel blockers, and anti-hypertensive drugs, among others, as well as cell structure and function, body fluids, autonomic nervous systems, pain, acid-base balance, and metabolism, among other topics.
Simple high-performance liquid chromatographic method for the analysis of the non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking drugs in clinical anaesthesia.
Thus, anesthetic and neuromuscular blocking drugs, analgesics, preparations for eye surgery, specialized antibiotics, immunosuppressant, and some chemotherapeutic and highly specialized drugs are not provided through PBS.
Prolonged paralysis and/or skeletal muscle weakness may be noted during initial attempts to wean from the ventilator patients who have chronically received neuromuscular blocking drugs in the ICU.
Table 2 Use of neuromuscular blocking drugs during restricted and unrestricted availability of sugammadex (intervention) Variable Restricted, Unrestricted, P value n (%) n (%) Sugammadex use 141 144 <0.

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