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  • noun A particular drug used to relax skeletal muscles.

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Examples

  • Neuromuscular paralysis, if needed, may be accomplished with short-acting intravenous nondepolarizing agents, such as atracurium besylate (0.3 mg / kg-0. 5 mg / kg) and vecuronium bromide 0.01 mg-0. 015 mg / kg [81].

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  • Mrs Oakman said it was Dr Rao's request for atracurium for Mr Cooling prior to his death on January 7, 2007, that had revived her trauma related to Mr Grenfell's death.

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  • Later in the treatment room she showed Dr Rao where she had found the atracurium.

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  • While there was evidence Mr Grenfell was suffering neuropathic pain as a result of his tumor, he was not aware of the use of atracurium or pancuronium by other medical professionals to counter this kind of pain.

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  • A PALLIATIVE care and pain medicine specialist told an inquest into the deaths of Ralph Grenfell and Bob Cooling both men were "actively dying" when they were given the drugs atracurium and pancuronium and their deaths were inevitable.

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  • However, she said she had no reason to doubt her own entries made in medication orders for Mr Grenfell, even though the 50mg of atracurium she noted was larger than the 5mg administered by Dr Rao according to his own notes.

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  • She told how her experiences in October 2005 with Mr Grenfell had influenced her request for a colleague on January 7, 2007 to take her place alongside Dr Rao when he had ordered atracurium, a skeletal muscle relaxant, for Mr Cooling.

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  • Mrs Oakman confirmed Dr Rao had then ordered a 50mg dose of atracurium to be delivered intravenously.

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