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A national audit of the use of neuromuscular blocking drugs in cardiac anaesthesia

A national audit of the use of neuromuscular blocking drugs in cardiac anaesthesia
A national audit of the use of neuromuscular blocking drugs in cardiac anaesthesia
Residual neuromuscular blockade contributes to postoperative morbidity and mortality and is more prevalent with long acting nondepolarising neuromuscular blocking drugs such as pancuronium [1]. Reducing time between surgery and extubation may lead to residual neuromuscular blockade in cardiac patients, particularly with long acting drugs [2]. We performed an audit of use of neuromuscular blocking drugs in the United Kingdom between 2002 and 2004.
time, pancuronium
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Briggs, S.
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Goodyear, P.
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Smith, D.
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Smith, D.
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Briggs, S., Goodyear, P., Thomas, R., Strike, P. and Smith, D. (2006) A national audit of the use of neuromuscular blocking drugs in cardiac anaesthesia. Anaesthesia, 61 (1), p.95. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2044.2005.04439.x).

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Abstract

Residual neuromuscular blockade contributes to postoperative morbidity and mortality and is more prevalent with long acting nondepolarising neuromuscular blocking drugs such as pancuronium [1]. Reducing time between surgery and extubation may lead to residual neuromuscular blockade in cardiac patients, particularly with long acting drugs [2]. We performed an audit of use of neuromuscular blocking drugs in the United Kingdom between 2002 and 2004.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Abstracts presented at the spring meeting of the Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists (ACTA) in Cambridge, July 2005
Keywords: time, pancuronium

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Local EPrints ID: 62694
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/62694
ISSN: 0003-2409
PURE UUID: 7ec00e2d-72ac-48de-b7eb-4c82f0404f3b

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Date deposited: 02 Sep 2008
Last modified: 13 Mar 2019 20:27

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