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Oct 29, 2020

"The more I learn about this, the more my eyes are opened to how much opportunity we have to improve in this area"

This piece covers the "perennial topic" of whether paralysis is bad for breathing, here with a focus upon outcome criteria associated with residual neuromuscular blockade. It's a piece based in part upon a recent talk at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists annual conference which was this year held virtually.

Presented by Desiree Chappell with her guest Brent Dunsworth, CRNA, DNP, Director of Advanced Practice for the Department of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


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