The need to avoid general anaesthesia in cystic fibrosis

Price, J. F.
January 1986
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jan1986, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p10
Academic Journal
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.


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