Use of Promethazine and Meperidine as Premedicants in Asthmatics before Initiation of Surgery: An Interim Report
Patients with bronchial asthma usually land up for surgery and pose a significant challenge as far as their anesthetic management is concerned. Most of these patients either take medicines or else are in a comparatively controlled state. Different protocols have been suggested for such cases such as corticosteroids, long-term β2 agonists, leukotriene receptor antagonists and theophylline sustained-release preparations.
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