Disease Information for Neuromuscular blocker Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cyanosis
Muscle tone/decreased
Muscle weakness
Prolonged Effect NM Blocking Agents
Areflexia
Flaccid muscle paralysis
Level of alertness maintained
Paralysis
Apnea In Children
Dyspnea
Shallow breathing
Shortness of breath/SOB
Weakness
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Botulism
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Curariform drug toxicity
Hyperthermia, malignant
Hypoventilation, alveolar
Respiratory muscle weakness
Ineffective Cough or Reflex
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Motor neuron/unit disorder (ex)
Drugs
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Intensivist (ICU care)
DRUG/Narrow range of safety (effect/toxic)
DRUG/Tachyphylaxis occurs
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Neuromuscular end-plate disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Neuromuscular
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Neurotoxin effect
TOXIN/Brain death/mimic
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Intravenous only RX
Definition

Paralytic curari like drugs; used in anesthesia; NM blocker drugs are all parenteral preparations

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