The use of neuromuscular blocking agents in the ICU: where are we now?

@article{Greenberg2013TheUO,
  title={The use of neuromuscular blocking agents in the ICU: where are we now?},
  author={Steven B. Greenberg and Jeffery Vender},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={1332-44}
}
Intensivists use neuromuscular blocking agents for a variety of clinical conditions, including for emergency intubation, acute respiratory distress syndrome, status asthmaticus, elevated intracranial pressure, elevated intra-abdominal pressure, and therapeutic hypothermia after ventricular fibrillation-associated cardiac arrest. The continued creation and use of evidence-based guidelines and protocols could ensure that neuromuscular blocking agents are used and monitored appropriately. A… CONTINUE READING

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