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.
What does NMB stand for?
NMB stands for Neuromuscular Blocker (anesthesic drug/procedure)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
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We have 75 other meanings of NMB in our Acronym Attic
- National Miners Association of Zimbabwe
- Air Namibia (ICAO code)
- Marine Corps Publications (US Navy)
- Naperville Municipal Band (Naperville, IL)
- National Bank of Moldova
- National Mediation Board (DOL)
- National Mission on Biodiesel (India)
- NATO Military Body
- Naval Model Basin (US Navy)
- Network Message Board
Samples in periodicals archive:
Use of sedatives and neuromuscular blockers Sedatives of any type were administered in 412 patients (79.
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.
Allowing intermittent neuromuscular drug "holidays" and avoiding neuromuscular blockers in patients on corticosteroids may reduce the risk of prolonged neuromuscular weakness.
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.
In addition to its effect on AV002, the reversal agent is expected to work with equal efficacy in neutralizing Avera's proprietary, ultrashort-acting, non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocker, gantacurium chloride.
A similar acetyl cholinesterase interaction with competitive neuromuscular blockers has been reported.
These include a novel, fast-onset neuromuscular blocker for use in general anesthesia, and a member of a new class of compounds potentially useful in treating depression and anxiety, both currently in clinical development.