Awareness Anesthesia

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Awareness Anesthesia occurs when a patient becomes conscious during a surgical procedure performed under general anesthesia and subsequently has recall of these events

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Awareness Anesthesia

  1. 1. Awareness Anesthesia<br />SEMINAR<br />Clécio | Fabiana Giglioli |Fernanda Teixeira | Luis Paulo Carneiro | Ricardo Coqueiro<br />
  2. 2. SUMMARY<br />Ricardo| What is Awareness Anesthesia? Clécio | Why does Intraoperative Awareness Happen and why are some Patients at Risk?Fabiana| Consequences of Awareness During General AnesthesiaFernanda| How To Avoid / PreventLuis| Results<br />
  3. 3. WHAT IS AWARENESS ANESTHESIA?<br />Awareness Anesthesia occurs when a patient becomes conscious during a surgical procedure performed under general anesthesia and subsequently has recall of these events<br /><ul><li>Physically unable;
  4. 4. No pain;
  5. 5. Disturbing and traumatic;
  6. 6. Confusion, stress, or trauma associated with the experience;
  7. 7. It may occur to some degree at a frequency of approximately 0.1% to 0.4% (1-4 per 1000 patients).;
  8. 8. Lasting emotional or psychological consequences.</li></li></ul><li>WHAT IS AWARENESS ANESTHESIA?<br />AmnesiaX<br />XUnconsciousness<br />Anesthesia<br />Analgesia<br />+/- Muscle <br />Relaxation<br />
  9. 9. WHY DOES INTRAOPERATIVE AWARENESS HAPPEN AND WHY ARE SOME PATIENTS AT RISK?<br />Is important to have highly trained anesthesia professionals involved in your surgery<br />
  10. 10. WHY DOES INTRAOPERATIVE AWARENESS HAPPEN AND WHY ARE SOME PATIENTS AT RISK?<br />In some high-risk surgeries, such as trauma, cardiac surgery, emergency cesarean delivery, or in situations involving a patient whose condition is unstable, using the usual dose of anesthetic drugs could harm the patient.<br />
  11. 11. CONSEQUENCES OF AWARENESS DURING GENERAL ANESTHESIA<br />It varies from person to person;<br />The continuum of consequences may be minor such as no psychological consequences or negative effects, to some level of psychological or emotional stress, anxiety, or effects, to a severe level of psychological or emotional injury;<br />Some individuals are even diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder<br />
  12. 12. CONSEQUENCES OF AWARENESS DURING GENERAL ANESTHESIA<br />
  13. 13. HOW TO AVOID / PREVENT?<br />Talking with your anesthetic provider <br />discuss your anesthesia options <br />elect the best and safest treatment for you during your operation<br />
  14. 14. HOW TO AVOID / PREVENT?<br />.<br />
  15. 15. RESULTS<br />It may have sufferer an enormous trauma;<br />Some patients experience, leading to long-lasting after-effects such as nightmares, night terrors, flashbacks, and, in some cases even suicide;<br />Early psychological counseling and support can reduce the amount of harm and chances of developing PTSD.<br />
  16. 16. ?Did you Know?<br />
  17. 17. See you next week<br />Thank you for your atention!<br />

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