Anaesthesia for patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

@inproceedings{Duggappa2015AnaesthesiaFP,
  title={Anaesthesia for patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  author={Devika Rani Duggappa and G Venkateswara Rao and Sudheesh Kannan},
  booktitle={Indian journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2015}
}
The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has become a disease of public health importance. Among the various risk factors, smoking remains the main culprit. In addition to airway obstruction, the presence of intrinsic positive end expiratory pressure, respiratory muscle dysfunction contributes to the symptoms of the patient. Perioperative management of… CONTINUE READING