EMERGENCE DELIRIUM IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS UNDERGOING GENERAL ANESTHESIA

Greta Patapavičiūtė, Laura Lukošienė, Ilona Razlevičė, Andrius Macas Abstract Background: Emergence delirium (ED) is described as a transient state of cognitive disturbance and psychomotor agitation, which begins with emergence from anesthesia and continues through the early recovery period. The incidence of ED in the pediatric population remains unclear and ranges from 10 to 80%. The…

New Trends In Intensive Care Unit Sedation

Ieva Norkienė, Tomas Jovaiša, Mindaugas Šerpytis Abstract Ensuring patients safety and comfort is an important part of treatment applied in intensive care. Critical illness is associated with pain, agitation and often predispose development of intensive care unit delirium. Moreover, critical conditions and life threatening diseases often require aggressive organ system support and long term immobilization.…