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Neuromuscular Blockade - Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function

Neuromuscular Blockade - Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function

There are several reasons to monitor neuromuscular function under anesthesia:

  1. To facilitate timing of intubation
  2. To provide an objective measurement of relaxation during surgery and degree of recovery before extubation
  3. To titrate NMBD dosage according to patient response
  4. To monitor for the development of phase II block
  5. To permit early recognition of patients with abnormal plasma cholinesterase activity
  6. To prevent sequelae of residual postoperative neuromuscular blockade

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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Neuromuscular Blockade - Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728199/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___Monitoring_of_Neuromuscular_Function.
Neuromuscular Blockade - Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728199/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___Monitoring_of_Neuromuscular_Function. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Neuromuscular Blockade - Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728199/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___Monitoring_of_Neuromuscular_Function
Neuromuscular Blockade - Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728199/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___Monitoring_of_Neuromuscular_Function.
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