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how patient with emphysema can recover from general anesthesia

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
First, make: Sure your condition is optimized preop. Then have a conversation about anesthetic choices with your anesthesiologist. Consider non-narcotic post op pa ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Depends on how severe the COPD if you can be safe you need to be evaluated pre op by anesthesia doctor
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Sometimes: COPD results in poorer lung function. While under general anesthesia, a patient typically receives adequate oxygen, albeit less than a healthy athlet ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunil Hari
12 years experience Pain Management
Very safe: You'll be out as long as the procedure takes, but you probably won't remember that day. General anesthesia in a hospital with an anesthesiologist (an ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Access Vein: Implanted port is to access vein for chemotherapy and not to use peripheral vein freouently especially in pediatrics because start iv, is very diffic ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Helps the anesthetic: Maybe I should leave this for an anesthesiologist to answer, but basically it's because benzo's are relatively safe ; help relaxation ; forgetting the ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Nothing: Absolutely nothing.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eli Loch
Dr. Eli Loch answered
11 years experience Anesthesiology
Many things: It could be too much pain medicine, other anesthetics, inadequate paralytic reversal, other physiolog abnormality (electrolytes off, hypothermia), or ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Briggs
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Clipping hair : We actually do both some patients are prepped before the operating room and some are after induction of general anesthesia. Actually shaving is not pr ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Ketofol: is a mixture of ketamine and propofol. The efficacy, and sedation time are similar, however, sedation depth appeared to be more consistent with ketofo ... Read More
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