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05 October 2020: Clinical Research

Are We Meeting the Current Standards of Consent for Anesthesia? An International Survey of Clinical Practice

Tomas Jovaisa 1ACDEF , Ieva Norkiene 2ABCEF* , Juri Karjagin 3AB , Iveta Golubovska 4BC , Lukas Gambickas 2BCE , Migle Kalinauskaite 2BCE , Evaldas Kauzonas 2BC , Djuleep Wijayatilake 5ABDE

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.925905

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e925905

Table 1 Anesthesia complication rates reported by the respondents in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania and their predetermined ranges.

Respondents, median% (IQR)Predetermined%
Estonia (n=33)Latvia (n=54)Lithuania (n=146)
Dental damage0.25% (0.95)* 1.0% (1.9)1.0% (4.8)0.05–0.15%
Anaphylaxis0.05% (0.99)0.1% (2.45)0.5% (0.98)0.005–0.01%
Awareness0.1% (0.49)0.1% (1.99)0.5% (1.03)0.1–0.7%
Death0.001% (0.09)0.1% (0.09)0.01% (0.81)0.0004–0.0007%
* =0.022 compared with Latvia and Lithuania.

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