Anesthesia Care for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Nelson, Nataya M.
April 2011
International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia;Spring2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 77 year old Caucasian male patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and was presented for a double balloon enteroscopy. It states that the patient was administered with intraoperative anesthetic medications and preoperative physical examination which reveal a Mallampati class III airway and breaths sounds with mild expiratory wheezes. It mentions that his vital signs became stable after administered by oxygen using nonrebreather mask.


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