This is perhaps the greatest fear and the first subject many patients ask when they meet their anesthesiologist. This page may even be the first page you read when you came to our site. The papers listed below will show that while surgical recall is rare, it is not zero. Some of the papers also list guidelines that can help lower the incidence of recall.
BIS Monitoring We have a whole page of links discussing the use of this device to help prevent awareness.
Awareness Myths & Facts See how serious the ASA is about this issue? This is the first of FOUR links to the ASA about anesthesia awarenss.