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Chapter 59 - Aspiration of gastric contents

from IV - Anaesthetic problems

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 April 2019

Róisín Monteiro
Affiliation:
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals’ NHS Trust
Marwa Salman
Affiliation:
Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Surbhi Malhotra
Affiliation:
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Steve Yentis
Affiliation:
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
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Analgesia, Anaesthesia and Pregnancy
A Practical Guide
, pp. 182 - 185
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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Gyte, GM, Richens, Y. Routine prophylactic drugs in normal labour for reducing gastric aspiration and its effects. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006; (3): CD005298.Google ScholarPubMed
Mendelson, CL. The aspiration of stomach contents into the lungs during obstetric anaesthesia. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1946; 52: 191205.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Robinson, M, Davidson, A. Aspiration under anaesthesia: risk assessment and decision-making. Contin Educ Anaesth Crit Care Pain 2014; 14: 171–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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