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Anesthetic considerations for patients with Down syndrome.

@article{Meitzner2005AnestheticCF,
  title={Anesthetic considerations for patients with Down syndrome.},
  author={Mark C Meitzner and Julie A Skurnowicz},
  journal={AANA journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={
          103-7
        }
}
  • Mark C Meitzner, Julie A Skurnowicz
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • AANA journal
  • Patients with Down syndrome, or trisomy 21, present a unique set of anesthetic considerations to anesthesia providers. Down syndrome is the most prevalent genetic disorder worldwide and affects more than 1 in 800 live births. Patients with Down syndrome are afflicted with multiple congenital anomalies that affect almost all of their organ systems. Skillful management during the perioperative period is essential for a good outcome for patients with multiple congenital abnormalities in the… CONTINUE READING
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