Perioperative headache and day case surgery.

  title={Perioperative headache and day case surgery.},
  author={Paul S Gill and Cameron Guest and P G Rabey and Donal J. Buggy},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  volume={20 5},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Headache is a common and distressing morbidity associated with day case surgery. We undertook a prospective, observational study to identify risk factors associated with perioperative headache in a modern, day case surgery setting. METHODS Two hundred-and-thirty consecutive patients presenting for day case surgery were invited to complete a questionnaire about their previous experience of headache and various associated risk factors. Questionnaires were completed by… CONTINUE READING