Making the Administration Simple and Safe

  • J. Norman
Conference paper


In applying the results reported in the extensive literature about new and old neuromuscular blocking drugs, care is needed to ensure that they apply both t the group of patients being studied and to the individual patient. The purpose of this review is to emphasize the differences that may be found and the individual variety of responses that may be seen. The argument is that too much precision in any administration schedule is not needed; what is necessary is close observation of the patient to find out what responses are happening.


Infusion Rate Pulse Oximetry Normal Patient Administration Schedule Peripheral Nerve Stimulator 
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© Springer Japan 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Norman
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  1. 1.Department of Anaesthetics, Southampton General HospitalUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

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