Neuromuscular Blockade - Disorders that Influence the Response to NMBDs

Neuromuscular Blockade - Disorders that Influence the Response to NMBDs is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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Certain illnesses, both those confined to the NMJ and those affecting more general systems, dramatically affect the response to and safety of NMBDs. In general, transmission at the NMJ is abnormal in these disorders, and there are ultrastructural and biochemical changes in motor nerves, muscle, or both.

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Certain illnesses, both those confined to the NMJ and those affecting more general systems, dramatically affect the response to and safety of NMBDs. In general, transmission at the NMJ is abnormal in these disorders, and there are ultrastructural and biochemical changes in motor nerves, muscle, or both.

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