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sedation

1. a state of calm or reduced nervous activity
2. the administration of a sedative

sedation

[si′dā·shən]
(medicine)
A state of lessened activity.
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My dentist referred me to Queensway for the conscious sedation service.
Conscious sedation during intraoperative oral and maxillofacial surgery has been used to produce a clinical state of a relaxed, comfortable, co-operative, and cardiovascularly stable patient, who is able to maintain his own airway.
All cleft palates in both children and adults were repaired under general anaesthesia while all cleft lip in adult patients were repaired under local anaesthesia and conscious sedation (using appropriate dose of intravenous Diazepam for age).
Propofol intravenous conscious sedation for anxious children in a specialist paediatric dentistry unit.
Since January 1993, distal ureteroscopy under conscious sedation has been offered at our centre for the removal of distal ureteric stones.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) offers a classification of the levels of sedation, ranging from anxiolysis, conscious sedation, profound sedation and general anesthesia, in the understanding that such classification is a continuum and that the patient may go through the former to the latter and hence be exposed to the potential risks of sedation.
He also will be permanently banned from performing conscious sedation, and he will be on probation for five years after the license suspension is lifted.
In patients receiving supplemental oxygen such as those in surgery, conscious sedation, or the intensive care unit, ORI may provide an advance warning of an impending hypoxic state, or an indication of an unintended hyperoxic state.
The practice of non-anaesthetist sedationists in Australia is not well documented, but it is expected that non-anaesthetist sedation providers usually target conscious sedation (4).
The screenings used a conventional white-light colonocope without high definition and were performed on patients under conscious sedation with intravenous midazolam and pethidine.
The hospital has already performed the procedure as a day case under conscious sedation with excellent pain control during and after the procedure.
Since 1997, Paul has been involved in establishing conscious sedation services in primary care to reduce dependency on hospital based general anaesthesia.