Succinylcholine and the open globe: Tracing the teaching

Claude A. Vachon, David O. Warner, Douglas R. Bacon

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It is a commonly held belief that the use of succinylcholine for induction in cases with open globe injuries is contraindicated. Having found no evidence for extrusion of vitreous with the use of succinylcholine in open globe injuries in recent medical literature, the authors have traced the origins of this teaching in anesthesia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)220-223
Number of pages4
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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