HomeClinical TopicsGiving a neuromuscular blocking agent early in ARDS may improve survival

Giving a neuromuscular blocking agent early in ARDS may improve survival

According to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine, administering a neuromuscular blocking agent for 48 hours at the onset of severe Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) improved patient survival at 90 days without worsening muscle weakness. Read more here.

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