Bronchoscopy: Nursing Care
by Cathy Parkes November 10, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021
Following a bronchoscopy (visualization of the structures of the airway with sedation), ensure the patient's gag reflex has returned prior to allowing the patient to eat or drink.
To learn more about what a bronchoscopy is, see our full article here!
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