Anesthesia for Patients with Tracheobronchial Stenosis: Role of Nurse Anesthetist

Authors

  • Matula Tareerath Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Saowapark Chumpathong Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

Keywords:

Tracheobronchial stenosis, Anesthesia, Procedural care

Abstract

Tracheobronchial stenosis is a common cause of upper airway obstruction. Airway stenosis can be due to a large variety of benign and malignant causes. Airway stent can provide structural airway support without painful surgery and immediate symptomatic relief of life threatening dyspnea. Anesthetic management of the stenting procedures can be challenging because the obstructed airway must be shared between the anesthesiologist and an endoscopist. The nursing care requires a specific expertise, nurse anesthetist, to provide the proper quality patient care and reduce the risk of developing various complications. The role of the nurse anesthetist starting with visiting and optimizing the patient before anesthesia, preparing the room and equipment that will be used intraoperatively and participating with anesthesiologist during the procedure, including observe and aware of postoperative complications in the recovery room.

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Published

04-05-2022

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Tareerath ม, Chumpathong เ. Anesthesia for Patients with Tracheobronchial Stenosis: Role of Nurse Anesthetist. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2022 May 4 [cited 2022 Jun. 29];23(1):33-40. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JRTAN/article/view/251381

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