Laryngospasm: Prevention better than cure

Rao, Dr. Sumesh T and Misquith, Dr. Julie C R and Ribeiro, Dr. Karl Sa (2019) Laryngospasm: Prevention better than cure. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 10 (10). pp. 368-372. ISSN 09760245

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Laryngospasm is one of the most commonly occurring perioperative complication seen in the practice of every Anaesthesiologist. It can present with varying degrees of severity and presentation may not be the same in all individuals. There are several risk factors that can cause laryngospasm, knowledge of which can help in its prevention. Over the years, several researchers have published data on the prevention and management of the laryngospasm. This article highlights the types, mechanism of action, risk factors, prevention and treatment by reviewing literature on this long studied and frequently encountered anesthetic emergency.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Anesthetic emergency, laryngeal muscles, glottic spasm, Larsons manoeuvre, no touch technique
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Anaesthesiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2020 09:09
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2020 09:09

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