Effectiveness of a preoperative single dose intravenous dexamethasone in reducing the prevalence of postoperative sore throat after endotracheal intubation.

@article{Ruangsin2012EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a preoperative single dose intravenous dexamethasone in reducing the prevalence of postoperative sore throat after endotracheal intubation.},
  author={Sakchai Ruangsin and Thunchanok Wanasuwannakul and Ngamjit Pattaravit and Wisara Asim},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={657-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of two-different doses of prophylactic dexamethasone intravenous administration in reducing the prevalence of postoperative sore throat following general endotracheal anesthesia. MATERIAL AND METHOD All patients (105 cases) of different procedures of elective surgery scheduled to have general anesthesia performed with endotracheal intubations were included. The subjects randomized into three pre-operative intravenous substance/drug administrations… CONTINUE READING