SORE THROAT FOLLOWING SHORT TERM ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION
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Post-operative sore throat due to endotracheal intubation
has always been a common problem and the incidence is
very high. This problem has been studied extensively
during the last few decades and various techniques had
been used to minimize the incidence of sore throat after
The objective of this prospective study was to deter-
mine the incidence of post-intubation sore throat among
the local population and to study the efficacy of minimal
occlusion technique of cuff inflation in reducing the in-
cidence of sore throat.
Added: August, 08th 2009
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Tags: sore throat, sex, age, duration of operation, cough
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