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This Month's ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME
Read the article by Ikeda et al. entitled “Effects of muscle relaxants on mask ventilation in anesthetized persons with normal upper airway anatomy” on page 487 and the accompanying editorial by Richardson and Litman entitled “Ventilation before paralysis: Crossing the rubicon, slowly” on page 456 of this issue.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to discuss current data on predictive patient factors for difficult mask ventilation, recognize the differential effects of succinylcholine and rocuronium on ease of face mask ventilation, apply the time course of ventilatory alterations after succinylcholine administration in patient management, and use the changes in the proportionate oral and nasal ventilation after succinylcholine administration to improve face mask ventilation.
Authors: Aya Ikeda, M.D., Shiroh Isono, M.D., Yumi Sato, M.D., Hisanori Yogo, M.D., Jiro Sato, M.D., Teruhiko Ishikawa, M.D., and Takashi Nishino, M.D., have no financial interest in or affiliation with any commercial supporter or providers of any commercial services discussed in this educational material.
Authors: Michael G. Richardson, M.D., and Ronald S. Litman, D.O., have no financial interest in or affiliation with any commercial supporter or providers of any commercial services discussed in this educational material.
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