Kajal Sachin Dalal

Learn More
Fasting before general anaesthesia aims to reduce the volume and acidity of stomach contents, thus reducing the risk of regurgitation and aspiration. Recent guidelines have recommended a shift in fasting policies from the standard 'nil per oral from midnight' to a more relaxed policy of clear fluid intake a few hours before surgery. The effect of(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Desflurane and sevoflurane have low blood gas solubility co-efficients, allowing a rapid awakening from anaesthesia. However, desfluraneis pungent and may cause airway irritability. We compared desflurane and sevoflurane with respect to recovery and occurrence of adverse airway responses in spontaneously breathing patients while using(More)
  • 1