oa South African Medical Journal - Open' endotracheal anaesthesia for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in children : with a note on pre-operative medication

Volume 23, Issue 26
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Open' endotracheal anaesthesia without expiratory valve or re-breathing bag is descriptionbed and recommended as a routine procedure for the removal of tonsils and adenoids in young children. The use of adequate premedication with nembutal is discussed. The importance of high dosage is emphasized.

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