Intra-anesthetic Problems - Aspiration
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General anesthesia causes depression of airway reflexes that predisposes patients to aspiration. Aspiration of gastric contents from vomiting or regurgitation may cause bronchospasm, hypoxemia, atelectasis, tachypnea, tachycardia, and hypotension. The severity of symptoms depends on the volume and pH of the gastric material aspirated. Conditions that predispose to aspiration include gastric dysmotility, gastric outlet obstruction, gastroesophageal reflux, small-bowel obstruction, symptomatic hiatal hernia, pregnancy, and recent food ingestion.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Intra-anesthetic Problems - Aspiration." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728251/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Aspiration.
Intra-anesthetic Problems - Aspiration. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728251/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Aspiration. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Intra-anesthetic Problems - Aspiration. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728251/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Aspiration
Intra-anesthetic Problems - Aspiration [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728251/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Aspiration.
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