Anesthesia Management of the Pediatric Asthma Patient

This presentation will update the practitioner with the perioperative management of asthmatic patients ages 12 and older. Anesthetic preoperative history and physical evaluation, including the use of pulmonary function tests, will be discussed. The intraoperative management of these patients will be presented along with a discussion of open airway management of bronchospasm.

Edward C. Adlesic, DMD, MS
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No Relevant Conflict of Interest Disclosures were reported.

An Internet-based CME Activity
Original Release Date: September 20, 2019
Expiration Date: September 20, 2022
Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 0.75 hours
Method of participation: Self-Study

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Anesthesia Management of the Pediatric Asthma Patient
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