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Dr. Mark Pack
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Mivacurium (Overview)

Mivacurium is a neuromuscular blocker which is a kind of anesthetic agent.


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What is mivacurium?

What is mivacurium?

Muscle relaxant: Mivacurium is a medication used during general anesthesia to relax muscles. It takes effect quickly and has a relatively short duration compared to other muscle relaxants such as vecuronium or rocuronium. It is given only into a vein, and must be used only by anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, or anesthesiology assistants trained in providing general anesthesia as it stops breathing. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Mivacurium (Overview)

Mivacurium is a neuromuscular blocker which is a kind of anesthetic agent.


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Where to find out what mivacurium is?

Where to find out what mivacurium is?

Paralytic: Mivacurium is one of the medications used by anesthesiologist to paralyze muscles during surgery. It is short acting, and usually wears off by it self. During the time that it is effective a ventilator must be used to help the patient breathe. ...Read more

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What is mivacurium?

Muscle relaxant: Mivacurium is a medication used during general anesthesia to relax muscles. It takes effect quickly and has a relatively short duration compared to other muscle relaxants such as vecuronium or rocuronium. It is given only into a vein, and must be used only by anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, or anesthesiology assistants trained in providing general anesthesia as it stops breathing. ...Read more

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Where to find out what mivacurium is?

Paralytic: Mivacurium is one of the medications used by anesthesiologist to paralyze muscles during surgery. It is short acting, and usually wears off by it self. During the time that it is effective a ventilator must be used to help the patient breathe. ...Read more

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What is mivacurium chloride?

What is mivacurium chloride?

Muscle relaxant: this is a type of short acting muscle paralyzing agent given with a GA to facilitate the surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Mivacron (Definition)

Mivacron is a neuromuscular blocker which is a ...Read more