Emergence delirium : a narrative review

  title={Emergence delirium : a narrative review},
  author={Omar Viswanath and Bryan Kerner and Yuel-Kai Jean and Roy Soto and Gerald Rosen},
Emergence delirium (ED) is a post-surgical phenomenon associated with an increase in morbidity, mortality and resource utilization. A systematic review of all current treatment modalities for this condition is imperative given its prevalence during postoperative recovery. This review scrutinizes a number of studies in order to better characterize ED, with particular focus paid to the condition’s etiology, associated risk factors, prevention and management. Extensive studies have been conducted… CONTINUE READING

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