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Muscle relaxation in day case surgery 

Muscle relaxation in day case surgery
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Muscle relaxation in day case surgery
Author(s):

Jan Jakobsson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199652969.003.0006
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date: 09 December 2019

Day case procedures in general consist of elective non-major surgerical procedures; thus, most patients are eligible for spontaneous breathing during general anaesthesia.

Intubate and use relaxants only when there is a good reason to and avoid muscle relaxants wherever possible.

Neuromuscular relaxation should be used only when considered necessary in day case anaesthesia....

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