Don't Rely on Melatonin to Reduce Perioperative Anxiety in Most Patients

You'll hear more about using melatonin for perioperative anxiety.

Over 10% of patients have pre-op anxiety...which is linked to pain, increased length of stay, and poor patient satisfaction.

Midazolam is typically used...but benzos can lead to respiratory depression, post-op delirium and sedation, etc.

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