National survey of the use of sedating drugs, neuromuscular blocking agents, and reversal agents in the intensive care unit.

@article{Rhoney2003NationalSO,
  title={National survey of the use of sedating drugs, neuromuscular blocking agents, and reversal agents in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Denise H. Rhoney and Kellie R. Murry},
  journal={Journal of intensive care medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={139-45}
}
The objectives of this study were to describe the sedative, neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBA) and reversal agents utilized in adult intensive care units across the United States and determine the adherence to American College of Critical Care Medicine and Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) guidelines. In addition, the authors assessed the use of written protocols, criteria used for selecting these agents, and monitoring practices. Questionnaires were mailed to attending physician… CONTINUE READING