December 17, 2017

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Critical Care Nursing

Category: Critical Care Nursing 
When a patient has a contraindication to succinylcholine, rocuronium bromide is the paralytic agent of choice. At a dose of 1.0 - 1.2 mg/kg IV, rocuronium achieves intubating conditions similar to those of succinylcholine and lasts 50 minutes.