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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TY - ELEC T1 - Neuromuscular Blockade - Monitoring of Neuromuscular Function ID - 728199 Y1 - 2019 PB - Clinical Anesthesia Procedures UR - https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728199/all/Neuromuscular_Blockade___Monitoring_of_Neuromuscular_Function ER -