A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF 2 AGENTS, AIR AND DISTILLED WATER FOR INFLATION OF THE CUFFS OF ENDOTRACHEAL TUBES DURING LAPAROSCOPIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES UNDER GENERAL ANAESTHESIA

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Sistla Gopala Krishna;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Level Up Business Center
  • Journal: Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare (issn: 2349-2562, eissn: 2349-2570)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18410/jebmh/2016/318
  • Subject: Endotracheal tube cuff pressure; Laparoscopic surgeries; General anaesthesia. | General works | R5-130.5
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system

BACKGROUND & AIM During Nitrous Oxide+ Oxygen anaesthesia and during laparoscopic surgeries using carbon dioxide for creating pneumoperitoneum, if cuff of endotracheal tube is inflated with air, cuff pressure can rise to dangerous limits and it can produce i... View more
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