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Course # 35110 • Clinical Use of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents

Analyze the role of neuromuscular blockers in various patient populations.

30. ICU-acquired weakness may develop following the use of muscle relaxants in the ICU. What approach can help avoid this phenomenon?
A) A drug-free "holiday"
B) Reversing the agents as early as possible
C) Coadministration of an anticholinergic agent
D) Avoidance of neuromuscular blocking agents in the ICU