Introducing Dexmedetomidine: Use of a New Sedating Agent in the Pediatric ICU
- Literature reviews: Pediatric gastroenterology. Lampe, John B.; Steffen, Rita // Clinical Pediatrics;Aug1996, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p426
Reviews the article `Efficacy, Safety, and Cost of Intravenous Sedation Versus General Anesthesia in Children Undergoing Endoscopic Procedures,' R.H. Squires, F. Morriss, S. Schluterman, et al.
- Propofol sedation for terminal care in a pediatric patient. Tobias, Joseph D. // Clinical Pediatrics;May1997, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p291
Examines propofol, an intravenous anesthetic agent widely use for the induction and maintenance of anesthesia in adults and children, sedation for terminal care in a pediatric patient. Advantages; Implications on cardiorespiratory function; Suggestions concerning the use of the sedative.
- Conscious sedation. Berkowitz, Connie M.; Cerrato, Paul // RN;Feb97, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p32
Examines the issues regarding the use of conscious sedation in various clinical procedures and out-patient settings. Physiological effects; Advantages; Factors to be considered before administering sedation; Equipments to be use; Proper patient monitoring; List of opioids, sedatives and...
- Sedation in Intensive Care Unit patients: Assessment and awareness. Gurudatt, C. L. // Indian Journal of Anaesthesia;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p553
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the validity of the bispectral index monitor (BIS), daily interruption of sedative infusions in critically ill people and adverse psychological outcomes of sedative medications.
- Safety of propofol for conscious sedation during endoscopic procedures in high-risk patients—a prospective, controlled study. Heuss, Ludwig T.; Schnieper, Patrizia; Drewe, Juergen; Pflimlin, Eric; Beglinger, Christoph // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug2003, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p1751
: ObjectivePropofol, a rapidly-acting hypnotic agent, is increasingly being used for endoscopic sedation. Serious adverse effects, including respiratory and cardiovascular depression, make many endoscopists reluctant to use propofol in critically ill patients. This study characterizes...
- Estudio sobre la SedaciÃ³n Inducida por Clozapina. Sauras, Rosa B.; Ramos, Sonia; Mann, Louisa; Fernandez-Egea, Emilio // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria;Nov/Dec2016, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p247
No abstract available.
- INTRODUCTION. Henningfield, Jack E. // Sedatives & Hypnotics: Dangerous Downers;2008, p6
An introduction to the book "Sedatives and Hypnotics: Deadly Downers" is presented.
- Further Reading. // Sedatives & Hypnotics: Dangerous Downers;2008, p121
A list of books that explore sedatives and hypnotics is presented.
- The way forward for dental sedation and primary care? Foley, J. // British Dental Journal;8/10/2002, Vol. 193 Issue 3, p161
Investigates dental practitioners' desire for formal postgraduate training in sedation techniques. Current sedation use; Intravenous sedation as the favored technique followed by oral sedation; Interest in further postgraduate training in sedation techniques.
- The effects of cigarette smoking on overnight performance. Parkin, C.; Fairweather, D. B.; Shamsi, Z.; Stanley, N.; Hindmarch, I. // Psychopharmacology;1998, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p172
Abstract Fifteen healthy smokers and 15 non-smokers were enrolled into this study investigating the effects of smoking on overnight performance. Subjects arrived at the test centre at 1930 hours and were assessed at baseline (2000 hours) and at 2200, 0000, 0200, 0400, 0600, and 0800 hours on a...