An Easier Way to Remember if Succinylcholine is Safe for Your Patient.

Hint: if they have Guillain-Barre Syndrome it’s not…

Succinylcholine (Sux) is a depolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant. It combines with the cholinergic receptors of the motor end plate to produce sustained depolarization and paralysis, and it’s rapid onset makes it an effective agent for use in rapid sequence…

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Jonathan St. George MD

Jonathan St. George MD

Physician, Educator, Writer. “It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.” - hdt