BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA, vol.100, no.4, pp.490-493, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA
Background. Tracheal intubation is a foremost cause of trauma to the airway mucosa, resulting in postoperative sore throat (POST) with reported incidences of 21 - 65%. We compared the effectiveness of ketamine gargles with placebo in preventing POST after endotracheal intubation.