when not to use succinylcholine

5 Jun

BLATANT REDIRECT:

–good quick review of when you can (or can’t) use succinylcholine
BOTTOM LINE:
–check out the slide on EMCrit
–if you can’t or are lazy, remember succinylcholine causes K+ release
–also, hyperkalemia is bad
–first do no harm

Reference(s): emcrit.org; picture
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