Preoperative anxiety in children - risk factors and non - pharmacological management Full Text
Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology, 03/02/2012
Ahmed MI et al. – It is important for anesthesiologists to appreciate the impact of preoperative anxiety in children. Not only does it cause suffering in many children prior to their surgical experience, it has a negative impact on their postoperative recovery and possibly long afterwards. Because of these concerns, continued research is warranted to seek ways of minimizing their fears in the perioperative setting.