muscle relaxants


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muscle relaxants

Used to reduce or paralyze muscles; much used during surgery.
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Because of reflex muscle spasm, muscle relaxants are frequently used either alone or in combination with analgesics.
1), smoking affects the efficacy of and recovery time from muscle relaxants and even passive smoking may increase the recovery time and respiratory complications.
Contract notice: Muscle relaxants (m03), anesthetics (n01), hypnotics and sedatives (n05c).
8 in the PACU have been detected in 16-42% of the patients given intermediate acting muscle relaxants for neuromuscular blockade intraoperatively.
MENTAL health charity Mind says ECT is given under a general anaesthetic and uses muscle relaxants, so that the muscles only twitch slightly, and the body does not convulse during the fit the treatment induces.
Myasthenic patients produce antibodies against the end-plate acetylcholine receptors causing muscle weakness and sensitivity to nondepolarizing muscle relaxants that could lead to respiratory failure.
It turns out I was allergic to the muscle relaxants used in the anaesthetic.
Out of all the relaxants, Suxamethonium is the only which is depolarizing and the rest being non-depolarizing muscle relaxants.
Muscle relaxants were introduced into clinical practice in the early 1940s.
Our ED at the university pretty much doesn't hand out muscle relaxants anymore.
Some gentle herbal muscle relaxants that also help with mental relaxation might help and skullcap tincture and cramp bark tincture would be helpful, too.
Six decades later, the debate between using or not using muscle relaxants is still open.