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Physiology of Skeletal Muscle and the Neuromuscular Junction

  • Ellen D. Iannoli
  • Michael P. Eaton
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Abstract

In order to optimize the use of neuromuscular blockers (see Chap. 19, Neuromuscular Blockade), it is necessary to have a firm understanding of the physiology of skeletal muscle and the neuromuscular junction.

Keywords

Acetylcholine Receptor Neuromuscular Junction Neuromuscular Blockade Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor Peripheral Nerve Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA

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