Neuromuscular blockade, reversal agent use, and operating room time: retrospective analysis of US inpatient surgeries.

Abstract

PURPOSE Reducing operating room (OR) time is of interest to hospital administrators because of high costs of OR utilization. Neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs) induce muscle relaxation during surgery. Several acetylcholinesterase inhibitors are used to reverse neuromuscular blockade to shorten recovery time. This study explored the relationship between… (More)
DOI: 10.1185/03007990902769054

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