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Anesthesiology Research and Practice
Volume 2015, Article ID 367937, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/367937
Research Article

Neuromuscular Monitoring, Muscle Relaxant Use, and Reversal at a Tertiary Teaching Hospital 2.5 Years after Introduction of Sugammadex: Changes in Opinions and Clinical Practice

1Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA 6000, Australia
2University of Western Australia, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
3Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA 6000, Australia
4Department of Intensive Care, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia

Received 5 September 2014; Revised 18 December 2014; Accepted 24 December 2014

Academic Editor: Yukio Hayashi

Copyright © 2015 Thomas Ledowski et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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