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The clinical management of the aspiration of gastric contents.

Abstract
The management of the aspiration of gastric contents is considered under five different headings - clearance of the airway, the problem of oxygenation, the use of steroids, the possible use of prophylactic antibiotics and the general measures applicable to the care of any seriously ill patient. An illustrative case report is presented.
AuthorsH F Seeley
JournalThe Journal of international medical research (J Int Med Res) Vol. 6 Suppl 1 Pg. 63-9 ( 1978) ISSN: 0300-0605 [Print] ENGLAND
PMID374158 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Methylprednisolone
Topics
  • Adult
  • Airway Obstruction (complications, therapy)
  • Bronchial Spasm (complications, therapy)
  • Digestion
  • Digestive System (physiopathology)
  • Humans
  • Intermittent Positive-Pressure Ventilation
  • Male
  • Methylprednisolone (therapeutic use)
  • Pneumonia, Aspiration (complications, therapy)
  • Suction

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