oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Anaesthesia and the paediatric patient with neuromuscular disease : paediatric anaesthesia
|Article Title||Anaesthesia and the paediatric patient with neuromuscular disease : paediatric anaesthesia|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||18 - 21|
The anaesthetic management of paediatric patients with neuromuscular disease can be very complicated and requires careful peri-operative planning. These children commonly present for anaesthesia for diagnostic procedures (muscle biopsy, MRI), or surgery relating to their underlying disorder (gastrostomy, corrective orthopaedic procedures, strabismus surgery), or incidental surgery.
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