Pain Ther 2021 Jul 22. Epub 2021 Jul 22.
Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Goztepe Prof. Dr. Suleyman Yalcın Sehir Hastanesi, Dr. Erkin Cad., Kadikoy, 34722, Istanbul, Turkey.
Introduction: The present study investigates how preoperative anxiety and pain sensitivity affect the consumption of anesthetics, time elapsed until the desired sedation level is achieved, preoperative hemodynamics, postoperative recovery time, and postoperative pain.
Methods: The present study includes 80 ASA 1-2 patients aged between 20 and 65 who were scheduled for endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) under sedation. Patients were instructed to fill out the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) and Pain Sensitivity Questionnaire (PSQ) before the procedure. Read More