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Table 4 Evaluation of patient’s comfort and perceptions (assessed in 50 patients). Results are presented as n (%)

From: Pain and dyspnea control during awake fiberoptic bronchoscopy in critically ill patients: safety and efficacy of remifentanil target-controlled infusion

Memory, n (%)*  
 I remember everything 27 (55.1)
 I remember the most part of the procedure 14 (28.6)
 I remember few things 7 (14.3)
 I don’t remember anything 1 (2.0)
Comfort: “During the procedure, I felt…”, n (%)  
 Very comfortable 9 (18.0)
 Comfortable 30 (60.0)
 Uncomfortable 8 (16.0)
 Very uncomfortable 2 (4.0)
 I can’t tell 1 (2.0)
Pain: “During the procedure, I had…”, n (%)  
 No pain 32 (64.0)
 Moderate/bearable pain 16 (32.0)
 Unbearable pain 1 (2.0)
 I can’t tell 1 (2.0)
Tolerance: “I would agree to to undergo the same procedure in the same conditions”, n (%)**  
 Certainly yes 20 (41.7)
 Likely yes 21 (43.8)
 Likely not 5 (10.4)
 Certainly not 1 (2.1)
 I can't tell 1 (2.1)
  1. The patients were asked about their perceptions 24 h after the procedure
  2. *Assessed in 49 patients
  3. **Assessed in 48 patients