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Neuromuscular Blockade - General Pharmacology

Neuromuscular Blockade - General Pharmacology is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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Cholinergic receptors

Cholinergic receptors are categorized as nicotinic and muscarinic by their responses to the alkaloids nicotine and muscarine, respectively. There are two main classes of nicotinic cholinergic receptors, muscular (found at the NMJ) and neuronal (found in autonomic ganglia, at end-organ sites of parasympathetic nerves, and in the central nervous system). Since the cholinergic receptors have different subunit composition, most drugs bind to them with different affinity and have different effects. Only ACh and drugs working by producing ACh (AChE inhibitors) are agonists at all of them.

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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Neuromuscular Blockade - General Pharmacology." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728197/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___General_Pharmacology.
Neuromuscular Blockade - General Pharmacology. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728197/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___General_Pharmacology. Accessed June 15, 2019.
Neuromuscular Blockade - General Pharmacology. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728197/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___General_Pharmacology
Neuromuscular Blockade - General Pharmacology [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 June 15]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728197/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___General_Pharmacology.
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