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sedation

1. a state of calm or reduced nervous activity
2. the administration of a sedative
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sedation

[si′dā·shən]
(medicine)
A state of lessened activity.
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Ricmondova Agitation-Sedation skala Level/Vrednost Term/Termin +4 Combative Borben +3 Very agitated Veoma agitiran +2 Agitated Agitiran +1 Restless Uznemiren 0 Alert and calm Oprezan i miran -1 Drowsy Pospan -2 Light sedation Blaga sedacija -3 Moderate sedation Umerena sedacija -4 Deep sedation Duboka sedacija Unarousable -5 Ne mogu da se probude Level/Vrednost Description/Opis +4 Overtly combative, violent, dangerous to staff.
Deep sedation and cardiorespiratory monitoring were performed by an anesthesiologist during the procedure in this series.
Pharmacological adjuncts to intubation were categorised as 'rapid-sequence induction' (sedation with neuromuscular blockade) or 'deep sedation' (sedation without neuromuscular blockade).
Our most recent donations include PS156,000 is to assist replacement of the echocardiogram reporting and archiving system until it can be incorporated into the business plan in future, and PS1,500 for a bedside respiratory testing machine for assessment prior to procedures requiring deep sedation or anaesthetic.
The patient was kept under deep sedation during the procedure and was also sent home on the same day of the treatment.
Current guidelines recommend a fasting time of 2 h for clear fluids, 4 h for breast milk, and 6 h for other milk and solids before induction of deep sedation or general anesthesia [7].
Propofol sedation qualifies as deep sedation since spontaneous breathing can be affected and per regulations in the United States can be administered only by an anesthesia specialist.
Basu, "Intravenous infusion of ketamine-propofol can be an alternative to intravenous infusion offentanyl-propofol for deep sedation and analgesia in paediatric patients undergoing emergency short surgical procedures," Indian Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
Under deep sedation, many unsuccessful attempts to remove the FB with round and Kocher clamps were made.
Every bird achieved sufficient satisfactory sedation to perform a clinical evaluation and remained stable, without any signs of excitation or deep sedation
Dr Irwin, who has accompanied patients to assisted suicide clinics in Switzerland, believes doctors are already helping patients to die by his preferred method of "continuous deep sedation".
The Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale (RASS) is a commonly used adult sedation scale, grading behavior on a scale of combativeness to deep sedation (Sessler et al., 2002).