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What does NMB stand for?

NMB stands for Neuromuscular Blocker (anesthesic drug/procedure)

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Following are chapters pertaining to ACE inhibitors, alcohol, alpha blockers, anesthetics and neuromuscular blockers, analgesics, and so on, through antivirals, beta blockers, calcium-channel blockers, supplements and vitamins, tricyclics and related antidepressants, thyroid hormones, and urological drugs--a total of 37 categories.
These medications include: -- Antibiotics, such as penicillin -- Anticonvulsants and hormones, such as insulin -- Certain medicines used in anesthesia, such as neuromuscular blockers -- Vaccines and biotechnology-produced proteins, such as Herceptin Severe consequences can occur when an allergic person's immune system produces the allergic antibody called IgE (immunoglobulin E) in response to a drug.
For example, after a near miss involving a neuromuscular blocker we developed a computerized rule to alert caregivers if an order for a neuromuscular blocker is placed without an active ventilator order.