Gender differences in risk factors for airway symptoms following tracheal intubation.

  title={Gender differences in risk factors for airway symptoms following tracheal intubation.},
  author={Maria Jaensson and Anil Gupta and Ulrica Nilsson},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  volume={56 10},
BACKGROUND A common complaint after endotracheal intubation is sore throat and hoarseness. The aim of this study was to describe gender differences and independent risk factors in the development of post-operative sore throat and hoarseness after endotracheal intubation in adults. METHODS This prospective cross-sectional observational study was conducted at a university hospital in Sweden. A total of 495 patients were included (203 men and 292 women) and enrolled from a total of eight… CONTINUE READING
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