Antacid pulmonary aspiration in the dog.

@article{Gibbs1979AntacidPA,
  title={Antacid pulmonary aspiration in the dog.},
  author={Charles Parker Gibbs and David R. Schwartz and J W Wynne and C I Hodd and E. J. Kuck},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1979},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={380-5}
}
The amount of damage resulting from pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents is determined primarily by the acidity of the aspirate. Thus, it has been recommended that the pH of stomach contents of pregnant women be increased by the oral administration of antacids prior to anesthesia for delivery. This study was done to investigate the effects of antacid aspiration in dogs and compare these effects with those obtained by trials of aspiration of acid, saline solution, and alkaline saline… CONTINUE READING

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