Cough during Thoracic Epidural Insertion: What to Do?

  • Vijay Adabala ORCID Mail Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh, Rishikesh, India.
  • Bhavna Gupta ORCID Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh, Rishikesh, India.
  • Prabakaran Parameswaran ORCID Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh, Rishikesh, India.
  • Shipra Tandon ORCID Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh, Rishikesh, India.
Keywords:
Cough, epidural insertion, pneumothorax

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Published
2020-08-18
How to Cite
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Adabala V, Gupta B, Parameswaran P, Tandon S. Cough during Thoracic Epidural Insertion: What to Do?. Arch Anesth & Crit Care. 6(3):150-1.
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