Clinical uses and controversies of neuromuscular blocking agents in infants and children.

@article{Martin1999ClinicalUA,
  title={Clinical uses and controversies of neuromuscular blocking agents in infants and children.},
  author={Lynn D Martin and Susan L. Bratton and Pearl P O'rourke},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={1358-68}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the pharmacology of neuromuscular blocking drugs (NMBDs), their use in critically ill or injured infants and children, and the relevance of developmental changes in neuromuscular transmission. DATA SOURCES Computerized search of the medical literature. STUDY SELECTION Studies specifically examining the following were reviewed: a) the developmental changes in neuromuscular transmission; b) the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of all clinically available NMBDs in… CONTINUE READING

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