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drug

1. any synthetic, semisynthetic, or natural chemical substance used in the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease, or for other medical reasons
2. a chemical substance, esp a narcotic, taken for the pleasant effects it produces
3. drug on the market a commodity available in excess of the demands of the market

drug

[drəg]
(pharmacology)
Any substance used internally or externally as a medicine for the treatment, cure, or prevention of a disease.
A narcotic preparation.

Drug

principle of evil. [Zoroastrianism: Leach, 325]
See: Evil

Drugs

(dreams)
The interpretation of drugs in your dreams depends on the relationship you have with drugs in your daily life and whether they are doctor prescribed or not. If you are a drug user, then the drugs are an extension of what you normally do, and you need to look at the other details of your dream to get a good interpretation. However, if you use drugs rarely or never, then this dream could represent a need to get well, to escape from daily stress, and a desire to get quick relief. The drugs could be suggesting a need for healing and getting in balance. Your unconscious mind may be suggesting outrageous things in hopes that you get the message to “have fun, dream dreams, and get out of your own head!” Please keep in mind that the purpose of dreams is to raise our consciousness and to assist us in having better lives. The message in the dream about drug use is most likely not encouraging you to use drugs but it may represent a need to feel better or get better.
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Postoperative residual block after intermediate-acting neuromuscular blocking drugs.
This technique provides an alternative pharmacological approach to facilitating tracheal intubation to the use of traditional intravenous induction agents and neuromuscular blocking drugs in paediatric patients.
So finally we conclude with this prospective randomized double blind study done by us that, propofol, midazolam, lignocaine co-induction with 3mcg/kg Fentanyl is a safe and effective method for intubation in selected patients and this combination represents a useful alternative technique for tracheal intubation when neuromuscular blocking drugs are contraindicated or should be avoided.
CONCLUSION: Neuromuscular blocking drugs are an integral part of intubation process, as they facilitate laryngoscopy, relax the vocal cords and provide excellent intubating conditions.
Neuromuscular blocking drugs, whether depolarising or non-depolarising, should be used with caution and the effects monitored in children with hyperekplexia.
Twenty-one positive tests were to neuromuscular blocking drugs and one to an opiate.
General supportive management in the intensive care unit, coupled with the use of artificial ventilation and neuromuscular blocking drugs, remains the mainstay in severe cases.
Although the role of neuromuscular blocking drugs in anaesthesia has decreased with the lessened need for endotracheal intubation since the laryngeal mask was introduced, this current review of the physiology, pharmacology and pathophysiology of the neuromuscular junction is a valuable source of information for clinicians.

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