Awareness and different forms of memory in trauma anesthesia.

G.H. Lubke, P.S. Sebel

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    Abstract

    Awareness during surgery and memory for perioperative events may have substantial psychological consequences for the patient. The risk of awareness during trauma surgery is higher than during most elective procedures due to the fact that administration of adequate concentrations of anaesthetics is not always feasible. As a consequence, the risk of memory formation might be increased. The present review discusses different forms of memory, and the possibilities and limitations of awareness and memory prevention. (C) 2000 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)161-165
    Number of pages5
    JournalCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology
    Volume13
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2000

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