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Intraoperative Awareness Summary

Description: 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.)

Also Known As: Awareness During Anesthesia; Anesthesia, Awareness During; Awareness, Anesthesia; Awareness, Intraoperative; During Anesthesia, Awareness Show All >>

Networked: 119 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Intraoperative Awareness

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) : 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  2. Midazolam (Versed) : 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 31 Generic
  3. Inhalation Anesthetics : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. 5'-palmitoyl cytarabine (PLAC) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Propofol (Diprivan) : 12 results : FDA 9 Generic
  6. Anesthetics (Anesthetic Agents) : 8 results : IBA
  7. Fentanyl (Sublimaze) : 6 results : FDA 27 Generic
  8. Oxygen : 5 results : IBA
  9. sevoflurane (Ultane) : 5 results : FDA 4 Generic
  10. Isoflurane : 4 results : FDA 7 Generic
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Diseases Related to Intraoperative Awareness

  1. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)
  2. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  3. Amnesia (Dissociative Amnesia)
  4. Delayed Emergence from Anesthesia
  5. Myocardial Ischemia (Ischemic Heart Diseases)
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Key Therapies for Intraoperative Awareness

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  1. Anesthesia : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 43 results
  2. General Anesthesia : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results
  3. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery) : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 7 results
  5. Consciousness Monitors : 3 results
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