• Medicine
  • Published in Chinese medical journal 2005

Investigation and analysis of incidence of awareness in patients undergoing cardiac surgery in Beijing, China.

@article{Wang2005InvestigationAA,
  title={Investigation and analysis of incidence of awareness in patients undergoing cardiac surgery in Beijing, China.},
  author={Yun Wang and Yun Yue and Yong-hai Sun and An-shi Wu and Qi-wei Wu and Yong-qian Zhang and Chun-sheng Feng},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={118 14},
  pages={
          1190-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Awareness under general anesthesia is a serious complication which leads to psychiatric disorders. The incidence of awareness in patients undergoing cardiac surgery has been reported in as many as 1.5% - 23% in foreign countries. But so far, medical literature about awareness during cardiac surgery is still rare in China. Therefore, we investigated the incidence of awareness in patients undergoing different kinds of cardiac surgery, the phases when awareness occurred and the effect… CONTINUE READING