Reliability and validity of psychomotor tests as measures of recovery from isoflurane or enflurane anesthesia in a day-care surgery unit.

Abstract

The reliability and validity of three psychomotor tests of recovery from anesthesia were evaluated. Rotary pursuit and pegboard tests were not reliable, but the Bender Gestalt Track Tracer was a reliable and valid measure of recovery from anesthesia. The interaction between the reliability and the validity of these tests is discussed along with their… (More)

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