Application of fiberbrouchoscopy in the elderly patients with emergency of respiratory diseases(a study ot clinical application in 36 patients)
Liu Jin;Liu Fuguang(Department of Respiratory Medicine, Affiliated Second Hospital, Zhejiang Medical University, Hangzhou 310009)
Objective To study the effect of fiberoptic bronchoscope (FOB)used in elderly patients with emergency of respiratory disease. Methods Bedside FOB (Olympus BF-B3R) were performed in a group of 36 elderly patients with emergency of respiratory diseases.Only those cases whose problems were resolved within half an hour by the FOB were judged as effective cases and compared with a group of 72 non-elderly patients with emergency of respiratory diseases.Results Urgent suction is used to release the obstruction of asphyxia, urgent treatment of severe hemoptysis and detection.The total effective rate in elderly group was 83.3%, which was not significantly different from the non-elderly group (89.3%)(P0.05). Conclusions FOB plays an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of elderly patients with emergency of respiratory diseases.
【CateGory Index】： R560.4