TITLE

Delirium During Emergence From Anesthesia: A Case Study

AUTHOR(S)
Burns, Shari
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2003, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the occurrence of emergence delirium in patients who received anesthesia. Definition of emergence; Causes of emergence delirium after anesthesia; Signs and symptoms of the condition.
ACCESSION #
9054907

 

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