Laryngospasm: review of different prevention and treatment modalities

Achir A Alalami, Chakib M Ayoub, Anis S Baraka
Paediatric Anaesthesia 2008, 18 (4): 281-8
Laryngospasm is a common complication in pediatric anesthesia. In the majority of cases, laryngospasm is self-limiting. However, sometimes laryngospasm persists and if not appropriately treated, it may result in serious complications that may be life-threatening. The present review discusses laryngospasm with the emphasis on the different prevention and treatment modalities.

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