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dc.creator Bader, Simon 2015-11-30T20:39:26Z 2015-12-08T10:56:13Z 2015-11-30T20:39:26Z 2015-12-08T10:56:13Z 2015-11-30T20:39:26Z 1956-05
dc.identifier Bader, S. (1956) 'The Muscle Relaxants in Anaesthesia', CAJM vol. 2, no. 5. (pp.185-191) UZ (formerly University College Rhodesia), Harare (formerly Salisbury: Faculty of Medicine.
dc.identifier 0008-9176
dc.description.abstract It may be stated that the use of the muscle relaxants represents a tremendous advance in anaesthetic practice. Prior to their introduction, muscular relaxation, especially in abdominal surgery, was brought about by chloroform or ether anaesthesia. But the complications following on the use of these agents were so frequent as to warrant the use of other methods, including spinal analgaesia, nerve block and infiltration with local anaesthetic substances in order to produce the maximum amount of muscular relaxation. The introduction of curare and the closely related group of drugs known as the “muscle relaxants” into anaesthetic practice have eliminated these techniques.
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dc.publisher Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe)
dc.rights University of Zimbabwe (UZ) (formerly University College of Rhodesia)
dc.subject Health
dc.subject Science and Society
dc.title The Muscle Relaxants in Anaesthesia
dc.type Article

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