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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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Conscious sedation is a drug induced depression of consciousness where no interventions are required to maintain the patency of airway with adequate spontaneous respiration and haemodynamic stability.
Dr Deepak delivered an informative session on 'Periomedicine, Advances in Dentistry and Conscious Sedation'.
In the conscious sedation groups (Groups 1 and 2), only 2 mg of midazolam was administered.
More than 60 percent of groin TAVR procedures in the U.S.--95 percent at Cleveland Clinic--are now done with conscious sedation, rather than general anesthesia.
During the procedure the supporting nurse stays with the patient, monitoring vital signs and administering conscious sedation of intravenous (IV) Midazolam and Fentanyl if the pain becomes unmanageable for the patient.
All patients in the study were treated via the transfemoral access route with the majority under conscious sedation.
In paediatric cases your dentist might recommend a pharmacological approach, which means using conscious sedation techniques that will make your dentist perform the procedure comfortably.
Thanks to the patience and guidance of the team of dentists at Queensway Dental, through the conscious sedation service, she was able to undergo vital dental work needed to give Sarah her smile back.
Midazolam 1 mg and fentanyl 25 mcg were administered intravenously, with appropriate conscious sedation achieved.
Haggag, "Comparison of dexmedetomidine and midazolam for conscious sedation in pediatric dental patients: a clinical randomized trial," Journal of American Science, vol.