Published Oct 31, 2023

Virginija Y. Burokiene  


General anesthesia is a crucial component of modern medical practice, enabling surgeons to perform complex procedures and ensuring patient comfort. However, within the realm of general anesthesia, a rare but significant phenomenon called intraoperative awareness has garnered attention. Intraoperative awareness refers to the state of partial or complete consciousness experienced by some patients during surgery, despite being under anesthesia. This article aims to explore the concept of general anesthesia and intraoperative awareness, shedding light on its prevalence, causes, impact, and management strategies. Understanding this phenomenon is vital for healthcare professionals to improve patient outcomes and enhance the safety of surgical procedures.




General Anesthesia, Intraoperative Awareness, Risk Factors, Health Effect, Prevention Techniques

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How to Cite
Burokiene, V. Y. (2023). On the Intraoperative Awareness General Anesthesia. Science Insights, 43(4), 1087–1096. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.23.re806