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Management of intra-operative problems 

Management of intra-operative problems
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Management of intra-operative problems
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10.1093/med/9780199563098.003.0010
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date: 22 September 2020

Airway:

Double lumen tube misplacement/movement 544

Breathing:

Intra-operative pulmonary oedema 546

Barotrauma 548

Minimizing acute lung injury 552

Pneumothorax on the dependent side 556

Circulation:

Hypotension 560

Analgesia failure 564

Double lumen tube (DLT) or bronchial blocker (BB) misplacement or movement has an incidence of 12%. Failure to recognize it can lead to saturation, difficulty with lung isolation, post-operative atelectasis and increased morbidity....

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