neuromuscular

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neuromuscular

[¦nu̇r·ō′məs·kyə·lər]
(biology)
Pertaining to both nerves and muscles, functionally and structurally.
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to commercialize a series of proprietary neuromuscular blocking agents that may benefit patients and the medical community, said Dr.
Intravenous (I/V) induction agents, I/V fluids, latex products, neuromuscular blocking agents, antibiotics and blood or blood products or any agent used perioperatively may be implicated as a causative agent.
Postoperative residual curarization from intermediate-acting neuromuscular blocking agents delays recovery room discharge.
Neuromuscular blocking agents vary widely with regard to their cardiovascular effects.
8-10) Given the efficacy and lack of side effects in previous studies, rocuronium bromide appears to be a better alternative than other topical and intracameral neuromuscular blocking agents in the species examined.
Among the neuromuscular blocking agents, suxamethonium may be the fastest drug over onset time, as one kind of depolarization muscular
The costs of expensive items such as volatile agents, packed red cells, and neuromuscular blocking agents were underestimated whereas the costs of inexpensive items, such as plastic disposable equipment, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids and sedatives, were overestimated (Figure 1).
Especially troubling, according to ISMP, is the fact that most drugs involved in the shortages are high-alert medications that are more likely to cause serious patient harm when involved in an error (such as propofol, heparin, morphine, neuromuscular blocking agents and chemotherapy agents).
Neuromuscular blocking agents are commonly utilized as adjuvants to general anesthetics to facilitate ventilation, and in thoracic, orthopedic and intraocular surgeries, in this case to produce centralization of the eyeball (GLOVER & CONSTANTINESCU, 1997), keeping the cornea totally visible and thereby facilitating surgical procedures.
In the last issue neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBA) were discussed in terms of availability and indications of use.
The neuromuscular order sheet listed several standardized neuromuscular blocking agents based on weight-based dosing and prompted clinicians to add on the pain and sedation pathways to ensure that adequate pain and sedation management were received.
33) Neuromuscular blocking agents interfere with the transmission of nerve impulses at the receptor sites of all skeletal muscle.

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