Airway and obstetric anesthesia: A review

Fauzia A. Khan

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This review highlights the physiological changes in the airway, associated with pregnancy and delivery of the baby, in the parturients. The strategies to address anticipated and unanticipated difficult airway management have been discussed. The need to have comprehensive guidelines and/or algorithms is stressed. The review covers the updates from the recent research studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-404
Number of pages8
JournalAnaesthesia, Pain and Intensive Care
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Acid aspiration syndrome
  • Airway
  • Airway management
  • Intubation
  • Pre-eclampsia


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