African Health Sciences
Makerere University Medical School
Vol. 9, No. 3, 2009, pp. 167-169
Bioline Code: hs09037
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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African Health Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2009, pp. 167-169
© Copyright 2009 - Makerere Medical School, Uganda
Reactive airway and anaesthesia: challenge to the anaesthetist and the way forward|
Lawal, I & Bakari, AG
Patients with concurrent medical conditions such as Reactive airway disease presenting for anaesthesia, and surgery have potentially increased risk of perioperative morbidity and mortality if not well managed.
To highlight the need for adequate perioperative care and review the evidence for selection of techniques in the anesthesia for such cases"
Materials and methods:
An illustrative case is presented.
The main goal of the anaesthetist is to administer safe and sufficient anaestheia without precipitating bronchospasm.
Reactive airway, anaesthesia, presentation, management and constraints.