Lidocaine and the Prevention of Emergence Phenomena. Ian Lynch & Daniel Parker Gonzaga University Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center March 20, 2014. Statement of Problem. A common goal of anesthesia providers is to have a smooth emergence during extubation without coughing
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Lidocaine and the Prevention of Emergence Phenomena
Ian Lynch & Daniel Parker
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
March 20, 2014
A phenomenon that includes coughing, sore throat, or dysphonia, or a combination of all three, as a result of an endotracheal tube cuff irritating the tracheal mucosa during emergence
The purpose of this study was to assess, through survey, the current professional practice among CRNAs regarding their treatment modalities for reducing emergence phenomenon (EP) for general endotracheal anesthesia in the operating room