Intra-anesthetic Problems - Laryngospasm

Intra-anesthetic Problems - Laryngospasm is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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Laryngospasm is most commonly caused by an irritative stimulus to the airway during a light plane of anesthesia. Common noxious airway stimuli that may elicit this reflex include secretions, vomitus, blood, inhalation of pungent volatile anesthetics, oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal airway placement, laryngoscopy, painful peripheral stimuli, and peritoneal traction during light anesthesia. Laryngospasm can also result from sudden administration of high doses of synthetic narcotics (e.g., fentanyl) during induction of anesthesia.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Intra-anesthetic Problems - Laryngospasm ID - 728249 ED - Pino,Richard M, BT - Clinical Anesthesia Procedures UR - PB - Wolters Kluwer ET - 9 DB - Anesthesia Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -