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Chapter 42 - Strabismus Surgery

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  30 November 2019

Adam C. Adler
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Arvind Chandrakantan
Affiliation:
Texas Children's Hospital
Ronald S. Litman
Affiliation:
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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Summary

This chapter, reviews a commonly performed surgical procedure in children; strabismus correction. The anesthetic considerations for children undergoing strabismus surgery are presented from the pre-operative evaluation, the incitement of the oculocardiac reflex to avoidance and management of post-operative nausea and vomiting.

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Print publication year: 2019

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