Laryngospasm is one of the most commonly occurring perioperative complication seen in the practice of every Anaesthesiologist. It can present with varying degrees of severity and presentation may not be the same in all individuals. There are several risk factors that can cause laryngospasm, knowledge of which can help in its prevention. Over the years, several researchers have published data on the prevention and management of the laryngospasm. This article highlights the types, mechanism of action, risk factors, prevention and treatment by reviewing literature on this long studied and frequently encountered anesthetic emergency.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development|
|Publication status||Published - 10-2019|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health