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a closure of the larynx that blocks the passage of air to the lungs

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Although the risk of developing laryngospasm and failure of mask ventilation is present during the FDAE process, there is no guarantee that this would not occur under routine practice.
In addition, the incidence of laryngospasm and coughing was lower in the Group P compared to the incidence in the other groups.
Moreover there were no reports of bronchospasm, laryngospasm, painful nose and post-operative sore throat in patients where pre warming of ETT was carried out, further emphasizing its significance.
Extubation may be carried out under profound anaesthesia in patients where IOP rise is not desired, but this kind of extubation may lead to obstruction in the upper respiratory tract, laryngospasm and pulmonary aspiration.
However few of the disadvantages of rLMA are difficulty in positioning low sealing pressure increased frequency of gastric insufflations possible aspiration of gastric contents coughing laryngospasm and trauma to the airway.
Papers by Williams and Brown [2], Srivastava and Ravindran [3] and Chakrabarty [4] describe laryngospasm due to hypoparathyroidism in adults, but do not mention hyperthyroidism.
These factors contribute to airway complications such as obstruction and laryngospasm.
As it reduces the incidence of coughing, biting, laryngospasm, excess salivation and hypoxaemia in children (1,2), paediatric anaesthetists often prefer to remove the LMA while the patient is still anaesthetised.
Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism include paresthesias, uncontrollable muscle spasms, fatigue, laryngospasm, depression, and even seizures.
Detailed management of anaphylaxis, aspiration, laryngospasm and high spinal anaesthesia is provided.
There are many causes of respiratory acidosis, for example: depression of the central nervous system by drugs, airway obstructions, laryngospasm and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), all of which will cause an increase in PaCO2.
He presents 22 crisis management protocols for cardiac, circulatory, airway, respiratory, metabolic, and drug-induced events, such as cardiac arrest, pediatric advanced life support, anaphylaxis, severe intraoperative ischemia, air embolism, difficult mask ventilation and intubation, laryngospasm, aspiration, post partum hemorrhage, neonatal resuscitation, and malignant hyperthermia, with instructions and details for each, a terminal event checklist, and a crisis prevention guide.
1) Common symptoms include hoarseness/dysphonia, chronic throat clearing, dysphagia, globus pharyngeus, and chronic cough, as well as postnasal drip, paroxysmal laryngospasm, odynophagia, excessive throat mucus, and a strange taste in the mouth.
Anesthesiologists also rely on it to reopen the vocal chords quickly and restore air flow in patients suffering from laryngospasm, a life-threatening complications that can occur when endotracheal breathing tubes are removed.