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Recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy is a rare complication of endotracheal intubation. We report a case of bilateral vocal cord palsy following endotracheal intubation for general anaesthesia. The clinical picture was of hoarseness and aspiration suggestingpartialparesis, as complete bilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy usually causes acute airway(More)
BACKGROUND Shivering is a common problem during neuraxial anaesthesia. Neuraxial anaesthesia impairs thermoregulatory control and up to a 56.7% incidence of shivering has been reported. AIM To evaluate the effectiveness of prophylactic use of intravenous ketamine, clonidine and tramadol in control of shivering and to note any side-effects of the drugs(More)
BACKGROUND Although different techniques have been developed for administering combined spinal epidural (CSE) anaesthesia, none can be described as an ideal one. OBJECTIVES WE PERFORMED A STUDY TO COMPARE TWO POPULAR CSE TECHNIQUES: Double segment technique (DST) and single segment (needle through needle) technique (SST) with another alternative(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of adding neostigmine to lidocaine in intravenous regional anesthesia (IVRA). DESIGN Randomized, double-blinded study. SETTING Tertiary-care academic medical institution. PATIENTS 40 ASA physical status I and II patients scheduled for elective or emergency forearm and hand surgery. INTERVENTION Patients were(More)
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