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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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Propofol alone titrated to deep sedation versus propofol in combination with opioids and/or benzodiazepines and titrated to moderate sedation for colonoscopy.
2 Moderate sedation (previously referred to as conscious sedation) is a drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal or light tactile stimulation.
Food and Drug Administration approval in April, is a bronchoscopic procedure routinely performed under moderate sedation with patients typically returning home the same day.
The rules then stipulate the requirements a RN must follow in delivering moderate sedation.
General anesthesia is chosen when a pediatric patient has comorbidities that are contraindications to conscious or moderate sedation or when timed breathing suspension would assist in improving the diagnostic quality of the images.
For such patients, traditional patient management approaches fail, and it is common to have mild to moderate sedation approaches fail.
We were cited for not documenting training for moderate sedation for contractor personnel, a small oversight that we have fixed.
Maria Teresa remained on a ventilator and under moderate sedation while she recovers from a three-hour surgical procedure performed last Friday to fight an infection after the Aug.
The patient is under moderate sedation or light anesthesia and typically goes home the same day.
Cloud Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients during moderate sedation.
Moderate sedation (score = 3) was also characterized by sternal recumbency, but the bird no longer resisted restraint.
The objective sedation assessment revealed mild sedation (response to voice) in 23% and 34% of parturients in audits 1 and 2; and moderate sedation (response to gentle touch) in 0% and 10%, respectively.

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