Propofol and methohexitone anaesthesia: effects on the profile of mood state.


The influence on mood of anaesthesia by infusion with propofol or methohexitone was evaluated in 80 female patients assessed with the Profile of Mood State preoperatively and at 30 min, 1, 2 and 4 h after anaesthesia. Patients given propofol were more elated and continuously less anxious than those given methohexitone from 1 to 4 h after anaesthesia (54.3… (More)