Anesthesia for the Epileptic Patient Treated with Vagal Nerve Stimulation

Mohan, Erin
April 2011
International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia;Spring2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p27
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of an eight-year old male patient with epilepsy, presented for complete oral rehabilitation and botulinum toxin injections of the salivary glands. The patient undergo general anesthetic with nasotracheal intubation due to the severity of seizures and cerebral palsy (CP). Moreover, the article discusses CP, epilepsy, vagal nerve stimulator placement, and itravenous anesthetic agents for epileptic patients.


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