[Apnea in the postanesthetic recovery room: case report].

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Respiratory depression is a postoperative complication which may occur when opioids are employed in anesthesia. This report aimed at discussing a case of apnea in a conscious patient admitted to the post anesthetic recovery room, after thyroidectomy under general anesthesia with propofol, fentanyl and isoflurane. CASE REPORT… (More)

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