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Comparison Of Efficacy of Beclomethasone Inhaler and Topical Lidocaine in Reducing Postoperative Complications of Endotracheal Intubation in Patients Undergoing Major Selective Surgeries

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Afzal Shamsi ,Zainab Hashim Aziz Almusawi ,Mojgan Rahimi ,Hossein Majedi ,Hussein Zayed Kareem


Background and Aim Sore throat, cough and hoarseness of voice are common problems after endotracheal general anesthesia. They may be very distressing to the patient and they may have many unwanted sequelae. Various preparations of lidocaine and corticosteroids have been frequently used to prevent or attenuate these complications. The aim of this study to compare the effect of lidocaine lubricant gel (on endotracheal tube) and beclomethasone inhalation preoperatively on the incidence and severity of postoperative sore throat, cough, and hoarseness of voice.

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