Anesthesia for pediatric lithotripsy.

  title={Anesthesia for pediatric lithotripsy.},
  author={Roderick D Aldridge and Roland C Aldridge and Louise M Aldridge},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  volume={16 3},
SUMMARY BACKGROUND We describe 7 years experience of providing anesthesia for children undergoing lithotripsy in a hospital without pediatric inpatient facilities. A pediatric team, including anesthetist, pediatric nurse along with the equipment travel across the city with the patient from the children's hospital. As a high incidence of postoperative vomiting and discomfort was observed, the effect of increasing intraoperative analgesia and the use of antiemetic medication was examined… CONTINUE READING
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