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Case Studies | Anaesthesiology | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022
Laryngospasm in Children Anesthesiologist's Nightmare: Case Report
Abstract: Perioperative laryngospasm is an anesthetic emergency. It is responsible for a significant number of complications ranging from hypoxia, bradycardia, bronchial aspiration, negative pressure pulmonary edema and / or cardiac arrest.1It is a protective closure reflex of the glottis. Multiple factors have been attributed to its cause. Management using different medications and maneuvers has been resorted to. Various instances of laryngospasm with different situations and different methods of avoiding and overcoming it have been reviewed.
Keywords: Laryngospasm, upper airway, risk factors, prevention and treatment
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,
Pages: 1150 - 1151