Quality of recovery from anesthesia in neurosurgical patients.

  title={Quality of recovery from anesthesia in neurosurgical patients.},
  author={Kate Leslie and Sally Troedel and Kimberley Irwin and Frances Pearce and Antony Ugoni and Robyn Gillies and Elizabeth Pemberton and Shyamali C Dharmage},
  volume={99 5},
BACKGROUND Factors influencing quality of recovery in cranial and spinal neurosurgical patients are not known, possibly because of lack of a suitable instrument. Therefore, the authors measured quality of recovery using the QoR-40 score (a 40-item questionnaire on quality of recovery from anesthesia). METHODS With informed consent, 200 patients undergoing elective neurosurgery were recruited. The QoR-40 score, visual analog scores for pain and quality of recovery, and data on complications… CONTINUE READING


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