Postanesthesia Emergence in Patients With Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

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Abstract

(Abstracted from J Clin Anesth, 34:3–10, 2016)

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric condition common among veterans that is marked by symptoms of reexperiencing, avoidance, and hyperarousal following a stressful or traumatic event. Military nurse anesthetists have recently reported an increased prevalence of emergence delirium (EDL) in US combat veterans.

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