A muscle relaxant will reduce muscle spasms and facilitate intermittent positive-pressure ventilation. Transfer of patients

Many clinicians feel that it is appropriate to paralyze patients during transfer between departments and between hospitals. Disadyantages of using a muscle relaxant Neurological assessment

When a patient has received a muscle relaxant, it is difficult or even impossible to perform a meaningful neurological assessment. Focal or localizing neurological signs may be missed, leading to a delay in treatment with potentially serious consequences. Epileptiform seizures may also be masked. If it is decided to use a relaxant, it must be discontinued at regular intervals to allow assessments to be made.

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