Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 52, Issue 7, pp 776–777 | Cite as

Dexmedetomidine is a useful adjunct for awake intubation

  • M. Maroof
  • Rashid M.Khan
  • Divya Jain
  • Moin Ashraf


Dexmedetomidine Laryngeal Mask Airway Awake Intubation Vocal Cord Paresis Laryngeal Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of North CarolinaChappel HillUSA
  2. 2.J.N. Medical CollegeA.M.U., AligarhIndia

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