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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Use of sedatives, opioids, and neuromuscular blocking agents in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Roughly three quarters of all patients (17150 people) were treated with neuromuscular blocking agents. They were shown to have a significantly higher risk (+4.4%) of developing any type of respiratory complication.
Mode of action of neuromuscular blocking agents. Br J Anaesth.
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.
Development and potential clinical impairment of ultra-short-acting neuromuscular blocking agents. Br J Anaesth 2011; 107: i60-71.
In ACURASYS (ARDS et Curarisation Systematique) trial, the use of neuromuscular blocking agents to suppress spontaneous breathing was found to be beneficial on clinical important outcomes such as ICU-free days and mortality (hazard ratio at 90 days: 0.68; 95% CI: 0.48-0.98).
Neuromuscular blocking agents are firmly entrenched as an integral part of everyday anesthesia practice.
Neuromuscular blocking agents decrease stretch receptor activity in the muscles and thus suppress stimulation input to the arousal centers in the brain (afferentation theory).
It must be remembered that the behaviour of the small muscles of the hand towards antidepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents may not be quantitatively identical with the behaviour of the other muscles.
Among the neuromuscular blocking agents, suxamethonium may be the fastest drug over onset time, as one kind of depolarization muscular

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