Effect of a small dose of propofol or ketamine to prevent coughing and laryngospasm in children awakening from general anesthesia

@inproceedings{Pak2011EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a small dose of propofol or ketamine to prevent coughing and laryngospasm in children awakening from general anesthesia},
  author={Hae Jin Pak and Won Hyung Lee and Sung Mi Ji and Youn Hee Choi},
  booktitle={Korean journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Coughing during emergence from general anesthesia may be detrimental in children. We compared the effect of a small dose of propofol or ketamine administered at the end of sevoflurane anesthesia on the incidence or severity of coughing in children undergoing a minimal invasive operation. METHODS One hundred and eighteen children aged between 3 and 15 years, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) status I, were enrolled in this randomized double blind study. Anesthesia was… CONTINUE READING

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