Lorazepam does not improve the quality of recovery in day-case surgery patients: a randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial.

@article{Mijderwijk2013LorazepamDN,
  title={Lorazepam does not improve the quality of recovery in day-case surgery patients: a randomised placebo-controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Herjan Mijderwijk and Stefan van Beek and M Klimek and Hugo Joseph Duivenvoorden and Frank F G Gr{\"u}ne and R J Stolker},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={743-51}
}
BACKGROUND In day-case surgery, the effects of the anxiolytic lorazepam as premedication on the quality of postoperative recovery are unknown. OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether lorazepam as a premedication beneficially affects quality of recovery (primary outcome) and psychological manifestations (secondary outcome) after day-case surgery. DESIGN A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. SETTING Single tertiary centre. PATIENTS INCLUSION CRITERIA day-case surgery… CONTINUE READING
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