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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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Two endoscopy units performed their cases only with moderate sedation and did not use an anesthesia specialist.
A second patient expressed some discomfort while removing the existing tube while undergoing moderate sedation and thus deeper sedation was provided by an anesthesiologist.
Sedation was calculated using a visual analog scale (VAS) (score 0-10) on day 0 and 7 where 0 = No sedation, 1-3 = Mild sedation, 4-7 = Moderate sedation, and 8-10 = High sedation.
Under moderate sedation, an initial attempt was made using grasping forceps (FG-45U-1, Olympus, Japan); however, it was unsuccessful (Figure 1 a-c).
Moreover, multiple studies suggested that the outpatient hysteroscopy is safer and more satisfactory when performing under moderate sedation [7-9].
This study is a secondary analysis of data obtained from a randomized clinical trial in which 27 children aged 4-6 years (18 boys) with early childhood caries were rendered dental treatment under moderate sedation with oral midazolam and ketamine accompanied with a dose of either sevoflurane or oxygen (approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the Universidade Federal de Goias, protocol 307/2011; NCT02284204).
Feldman says that cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography are minimally invasive and are typically performed under local anesthesia or with moderate sedation. In some cases, the patient can watch the procedure on a video screen while it is being performed.
Published guidelines provide an excellent framework for providing safe and effective minimal to moderate sedation. When the PED physician is planning for sedation, patient safety is a top priority to avoid undesirable complications.
Invasiveness of surgery and anaesthesia Superficial surgery under local or Peripheral nerve block 0 without sedation Superficial surgery with moderate sedation or GA 1 Peripheral surgery with Spinal or Epidural with less than 1 moderate sedation Peripheral surgery with GA 2 Airway surgery with moderate sedation 2 Major surgery with GA 3 Airway surgery with GA 3 C.
Patients were observed after undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with moderate sedation without fasting prior to the procedure.
* For patients being treated under minimal sedation, a dental assistant may, after training and when directed by a dentist, administer oral sedative agents or anxiolysis agents calculated and dispensed by a dentist under the direct supervision of a dentist; the rule also allows dental assistants to administer oral medications subject to specific conditions under the direct supervision of a dentist for patients being treated under moderate sedation and deep sedation.
The deep and prolonged sedation has been demonstrated at 8 and 10mg/kgwhereas moderate sedation was observed at 6 mg/kg body weight.

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