ANESTHESIOLOGY, February 2014 CME
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Case Scenario: Residual Curarization in Diabetic Polyneuropathy by Christoph Unterbuchner, M.D., Heidrun Fink, M.D., Achim Berthele, M.D., Manfred Blobner, M.D.
Summary: Neuromuscular monitoring in polyneuropathy can be challenging. This month’s Journal CME article is a case scenario that may help the clinician recognize pitfalls of electrical nerve stimulation and overcome poor stimulation success.
The focus of ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME is to educate readers on current developments in the science and clinical practice of anesthesiology.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Identify the intraoperative anesthetic consequences of diabetic polyneuropathy
- Adjust quantitative neuromuscular monitoring to optimize testing accuracy
- Effectively use quantitative neuromuscular monitoring
Faculty & Credentials:
Editor-in-Chief: James C. Eisenach, M.D., receives consulting fees from Adynxx, NeuroGesX, and Vertex.
CME Editors: Leslie C. Jameson, M.D., receives honoraria from Masimo and honoraria from GE Medical International. Dan J. Kopacz, M.D., has ownership in Solo-Dex LLC.
Authors: Christoph Unterbuchner, M.D., Heidrun Fink, M.D., Achim Berthele, M.D., and Manfred Blobner, M.D., have reported no financial relationships with commercial interests.
ASA Staff: Employees involved in planning have no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Resolutions of Conflicts of Interest
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of CME, the American Society of Anesthesiologists will implement mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this Journal-based CME activity.
The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
Core Competencies:Medical knowledge
CME Credit:1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.1.00 Non-physician Credit
Non-physicians may receive a Certificate of Completion stating that this activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
ANESTHESIOLOGY's Journal CME is open to all readers. To take part in ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal-based CME, complete the following steps: (1) Read the CME information presented on this page; (2) Read this month’s article designated for CME credit in either the print or online edition; (3) Register; nonmembers will be prompted to provide payment; (4) Achieve a score of at least 50% correct on the six-question online journal CME quiz and complete the evaluation; (5) Claim credit in 15-minute increments, for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per journal article.
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