TITLE

The need to avoid general anaesthesia in cystic fibrosis

AUTHOR(S)
Price, J. F.
PUB. DATE
January 1986
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jan1986, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the complications of anaesthesia in cystic fibrosis. The factors considered before giving a general anaesthetic are addressed, as well as the preoperative measurements of lung function and changes after oesophagoscopy and injection sclerotherapy under general anaesthetic in patients. It concludes that the risks of surgery and anaesthesia to CF children can be reduced with careful management.
ACCESSION #
23996702

 

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