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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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Moderate sedation was defined as the stage in which the bird allowed handling and physical examination without struggling.
This applies only to patients with major risks for colonoscopy or moderate sedation, but who could tolerate colonoscopy and moderate sedation in the event a clinically significant colon abnormality was identified on capsule endoscopy.
Introductory chapters discuss the changing status of the procedure, the role of the endoscopy nurse, intravenous moderate sedation guidelines, cleaning and disinfecting endoscopy equipment, and endoscopy in patients with specific medical problems.
Clozapine is believed to be the most sedating SGA, whereas quetiapine and olanzapine produce moderate sedation.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials of moderate sedation for routine endoscopic procedures.
As minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures are performed increasingly outside of the operating room, moderate sedation is becoming commonplace in ambulatory surgery centers and office-based practices.
A BIS score between 90 to 100 reflects an awake state, 80 to 70 reflects light sedation, 60 reflects moderate sedation and 40 reflects anaesthesia (20).
In general, once verbal contact with the patient is lost, the patient has moved from moderate sedation to deep sedation (Fig.
In some cases, the choice to use anesthesia services may be about efficiency, such as in patients who fail moderate sedation and are forced "to either wait for the availability of an anesthesiologist or reschedule the procedure for another day.
Fisher said that for stent procedures, which involve moderate sedation as for a colonoscopy, the patient recovers sitting up in a chair and is released two hours later.
2009) consisted of a scale ranging from 0 to 3, with 0: no sedation; 1: mild sedation (less alert, but still active); 2: moderate sedation (drowsy, recumbent but can walk); and 3: intense sedation (very drowsy, unable to walk).
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.

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