Posted: July 11th, 2017
While reviewing a client’s chart, the nurse notices that the female client has myasthenia gravis. Which of the following statements about neuromuscular blocking agents is true for a client with this condition?
A. The client may be less sensitive to the effects of a neuromuscular blocking agent.
B. Succinylcholine shouldn’t be used; pancuronium may be used in a lower dosage.
C. Pancuronium shouldn’t be used; succinylcholine may be used in a lower dosage.
D. Pancuronium and succinylcholine both require cautious administration.
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.