Anes management: penetrating eye injury

Generic Clinical Sciences

Considerations include:

  • Prevent elevated IOP (normal 10-22mmHg) and extrusion of ocular contents
  • Avoid retro bulbar block can cause extrusion
  • Avoid coughing/ premature DL
  • Sux can increase IOP slightly
  • Avoid N2O
  • Decreases IOP: Volatile anes, barbiturates, lidocaine, narcotics, Nondepolarizing NMB
  • If full stomach: RSI with rocuronium

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