Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) Receptor Agonists: Risk of Aspiration during Anesthesia
This bulletin describes a reported incident in which a patient experienced pulmonary aspiration of regurgitated gastric contents during anesthesia. The patient was taking a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist. Raising awareness about this newly identified risk provides an opportunity to develop medication safety strategies and prevent patient harm.
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