oa South African Family Practice - Anaesthetic management of paediatric adenotonsillectomy : anaesthetic supplement
|Article Title||Anaesthetic management of paediatric adenotonsillectomy : anaesthetic supplement|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and 2 University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||May 2012|
|Pages||17 - 20|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthetic, Management and Paediatric adenotonsillectomy|
Tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy is one of the most frequent surgical procedures that are carried out globally. Although these children are often fit, anaesthesia for such cases can be associated with significant morbidity and mortality, and should not be undertaken lightly. An approach to the anaesthetic management of paediatric adenotonsillectomy is presented.
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