A 35-year-old member asked:
For electroconvulsive treatment -- can you explain neuromuscular blocking..?
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Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Neuromuscular blocki: Ect causes patients to have seizures, that may include vigorous muscle spasms or grand mal seizures. The purpose of temporary neuomuscular blockade is to reduce or prevent the excessive muscle activity and rarely muscle breakdown.
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Last updated Jul 9, 2013
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