intraoperative awareness


Summary: Occurence of a patient becoming conscious during a procedure performed under GENERAL ANESTHESIA and subsequently having recall of these events. (From Anesthesiology 2006, 104(4): 847-64.)

Top Publications

  1. Avidan M, Mashour G. Prevention of intraoperative awareness with explicit recall: making sense of the evidence. Anesthesiology. 2013;118:449-56 pubmed publisher
  2. Leslie K, Culwick M, Reynolds H, Hannam J, Merry A. Awareness during general anaesthesia in the first 4,000 incidents reported to webAIRS. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2017;45:441-447 pubmed
    ..Patients continue to be put at risk of awareness by a range of well-described errors (such as syringe swaps) but also by some new errors related to recently introduced anaesthetic equipment, such as electronic anaesthesia workstations. ..
  3. Yu H, Wu D. Effects of different methods of general anesthesia on intraoperative awareness in surgical patients. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6428 pubmed publisher
    ..of total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) and combined of intravenous and inhaled anesthesia (CIIA) on intraoperative awareness in surgical patients...
  4. von Ungern Sternberg B. [Muscle relaxants are obligatory for pediatric intubation: con]. Anaesthesist. 2011;60:476-8 pubmed publisher
  5. Avidan M, Mashour G. The incidence of intraoperative awareness in the UK: under the rate or under the radar?. Br J Anaesth. 2013;110:494-7 pubmed publisher
  6. Pandit J. Isolated forearm - or isolated brain? Interpreting responses during anaesthesia - or 'dysanaesthesia'. Anaesthesia. 2013;68:995-1000 pubmed publisher