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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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Officials said Gan's oxygen levels dropped during conscious sedation after her teeth were pulled and she later died at a hospital.
Non-anaesthetist sedation providers who target conscious sedation will expect patients to be aware during the procedure; however the use of midazolam may provide procedural amnesia for a proportion of patients.
As opposed to those patients who had conscious sedation, the patients in this study were allowed to drive home themselves.
Following his PhD, Paul was invited to become a visiting academic for the university where he regularly contributes to the training of postgraduates in the Diploma and Conscious Sedation.
Each patient's treatment involved surgical therapy with conscious sedation via the intravenous route using midazolam and fentanyl, while monitored by the Ramsay Sedation Scale (RSS).
A retrospective cohort-matched comparison of conscious sedation versus general anesthesia for supratentorial glioma resection.
Conscious sedation is the term applied to the pharmacological modification of painful and frightening experiences during medical procedures.
Dental hygienists may assist a dentist in providing conscious sedation, deep sedation, and general anesthesia.
Our data suggest that patients who received conscious sedation had shorter hospital stays than those receiving general anesthesia, and that this reduced the cost of treatment," said study leader Dr.
Hypnosis as Adjunct Therapy in Conscious Sedation for Plastic Surgery.
OBEX, CRISP's founding sponsor, donated the major prize for the best paper by a medical imaging nurse, presented to Hawke's Bay District Health Board (DHB) nurse Jennifer Sexton, for her paper on nurse-led ascites drain insertions, Annie Ashby from Waitemata DHB was runner-up for her presentation on conscious sedation in the radiology setting.
Finally, most gynecologists are uncomfortable providing even conscious sedation for their patient in the office.