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A 22 year old male patient presents to the emergency room with 12 hours of severe hematemesis and hematochezia. The patient is stabilized in the ICU overnight and undergoes an upper endoscopy the following morning. Anesthesia is induced and maintained with midazolam and propofol. The patient is at aspiration risk, so he is intubated with succinylcholine used for neuromuscular blockade. 45 minutes later the procedure is complete, and anesthesia is stopped, but 5 minutes later the patient is not making any respiratory effort. Train of four monitoring reveals 0 out of 4 twitches. What is your next best step in the management of this patient?