[Severely burned patients and atracurium: the train-of-four response].

Abstract

Severely burned patients show a relative hyposensitivity to atracurium. The neuromuscular block obtained in 20 patients with major thermal injury after 0.75 mg.kg-1 i.v. of atracurium, by muscular activity recording (train of four-TOF), was studied. The results confirmed the resistance to atracurium, which mechanism is unknown. Even the doses administered… (More)

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@article{Deramo1992SeverelyBP, title={[Severely burned patients and atracurium: the train-of-four response].}, author={C D'eramo and Letizia Lombardelli and Stefano Lunardi}, journal={Cahiers d'anesthesiologie}, year={1992}, volume={40 5}, pages={333-6} }