Neonatal Progeroid Syndrome

McBeain, Joseph D.
April 2011
International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia;Spring2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p31
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study which describes the anesthetic management of a seven year-old female child with neonatal progeria syndrome (NPS). The patient has microcephaly, developmental delays and partial complex seizure disorders. She was administered with anesthesia of 8% sevoflurane for the inhalation induction and was later infused with propofol. It also discusses other considerations related to medical management of NPS child such as health status and relative complications.


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