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Effects of preoperative smoking cessation on HAM-A sedation scores and intraoperative consumption of anesthetics and fentanyl

  title={Effects of preoperative smoking cessation on HAM-A sedation scores and intraoperative consumption of anesthetics and fentanyl},
  author={Sedef G{\"u}lçin Ural and Dilek Yazicioğlu and Hasan Huseyin Sahin and Uğur Altınışık and Tuğba Doğu and Hatice Bet{\"u}l Altınışık and Mustafa Ozmen and Başak Şahin},
Objective: Patients undergoing surgery, experience acute physiological distress in the preoperative period. Smoking addiction is a complex behavior in which environment and genetic effects play a part. In this study our aim was to compare the impact of cigarette smoking cessation verses continued smoking on preoperative HAM-A scores and anesthetic requirement Methodology: After approval by the Ethic Committee, informed consent was obtained from patients, 18- 65 years old, American Society of… Expand
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