Head Position on Preventing Emergence Cough

  • End date
    Dec 31, 2021
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Ajou University School of Medicine
Updated on 25 January 2021
endotracheal extubation


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of head position on prevent the emergence cough followed by endotracheal extubation.


During endotrachl intubaion, the sniffing postion is most commonly recommended. However, the head position to reduce the emergence cough followed by endotracheal extubation was not confirmed yet. Considering the endotracheal tube vector, head elevation with pillow is thought to be acceptable more.

Condition Gallbladder Disease, Gall Bladder Disorders, biliary disease, gall bladder
Treatment Head on bed, Head on pillow
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04409652
SponsorAjou University School of Medicine
Last Modified on25 January 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Operation schedule of laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Must be performed under general anesthesia

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BMI > 30 kg/m2
Respiratory infection
Uncontrolled hypertension
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