oa South African Medical Journal - Clinical experiences with succinylcholine chloride : a new ultra-rapid relaxant
|Article Title||Clinical experiences with succinylcholine chloride : a new ultra-rapid relaxant|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 General Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Aug 1952|
|Pages||636 - 639|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthesia, Muscular relaxation and Succinylcholine chloride|
Succinylcholine chloride, a new ultra-rapid muscle relaxant, gives perfect relaxation including glottic paralysis and apnoea for about 3 minutes. Provided the administrator has the necessary skill and apparatus to hand to counteract anoxia during the period of apnoea, it can safely be used whenever relaxation of short duration is indicated.
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