Specific Considerations with Pulmonary Disease - Premedication

Specific Considerations with Pulmonary Disease - Premedication is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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The goals of premedication are to allay anxiety, minimize reflex bronchoconstriction to airway irritants (dry gases and instrumentation), and facilitate the smooth induction of anesthesia.

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The goals of premedication are to allay anxiety, minimize reflex bronchoconstriction to airway irritants (dry gases and instrumentation), and facilitate the smooth induction of anesthesia.

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