Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and the risk of adverse respiratory events in children receiving general anesthesia.

@article{Skolnick1998ExposureTE,
  title={Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and the risk of adverse respiratory events in children receiving general anesthesia.},
  author={Eric T Skolnick and M A Vomvolakis and Karen A. Buck and Salvatore Mannino and Lena S. Sun},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={1144-53}
}
BACKGROUND Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke is associated with detrimental effects on pulmonary function in children. The authors investigated the relation between airway complications in children receiving general anesthesia and the passive inhalation of tobacco smoke. METHODS Six hundred two children scheduled to receive general anesthesia were… CONTINUE READING