TITLE

Anesthetists given something to chew on

PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the dangers posed when patients chew gum prior to surgery. Increase in acid secretion and gastric volume; Obstructive effects.
ACCESSION #
9705041149

 

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