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BACKGROUND Postoperative sore throat, cough, and hoarseness of voice though minor sequelae after general tracheal anaesthesia can be distressing to the patient. METHODS This prospective, randomized, double blind, controlled study compares the incidence of postoperative sore throat, cough, and hoarseness of voice after general tracheal anaesthesia when(More)
BACKGROUND To compare oral midazolam (0.5 mg/kg) with oral butorphanol (0.2 mg/kg) as a premedication in 60 pediatric patients with regards to sedation, anxiolysis, rescue analgesic requirement, and recovery profile. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a double blinded study design, 60 pediatric patients belonging to ASA class I and II between the age group of 2-12(More)
Critical illness myopathy is one of the causes for failure to wean from ventilator. Although associate factors of dyselectrolytemia is to be ruled out and other causes for failure to wean is to be ruled out before diagnosing critical illness myopathy. Several factors play role in development of this condition. Here we present a case report of a post partum(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with deep neck infections present challenging airways for an anesthesiologist. Patients with Ludwig's angina may die as a result of the inability to effectively manage the airway. CASE PRESENTATION Here we discuss the anesthetic management with fiberoptic intubation of a 45-year-old man with Ludwig's angina scheduled for emergency(More)
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