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General anaesthesia for adult ophthalmic surgery 

General anaesthesia for adult ophthalmic surgery
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General anaesthesia for adult ophthalmic surgery
Author(s):

Kathryn E. McGoldrick

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199591398.003.0058
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date: 03 June 2020

Introduction 170

Indications for general anaesthesia 171

Preoperative evaluation 172

Physiologic principles, pharmacologic agents, and techniques of general anaesthesia 176

Postoperative nausea and vomiting: prevention and therapy 180

Open globe full stomach situations 182

Conclusion 184

Further reading 184

The success or failure of ophthalmic surgery, although multifactorial, is inextricably linked to the degree of skill demonstrated by the anaesthetist....

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