Acetylcholine receptor antagonists in acute respiratory distress syndrome: much more than muscle relaxants

Diana Jansen, Heder de Vries, Leo M A Heunks

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Acetylcholine receptor antagonists have been shown to improve outcome in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome. However, it is incompletely understood how these agents improve outcome. In the current editorial, we discuss the mechanisms of action of acetylcholine receptor antagonists beyond neuromuscular blockade.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)132
JournalCritical Care
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2018

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