Optimizing sedation and analgesia in the ICU: A long journey

White, Paul F.
April 2007
Revista Mexicana de Anestesiologia;abr-jun2007 supplement, Vol. 30, pS41
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the optimization of sedation and analgesia in the intensive care unite (ICU). Patients in the ICU are deemed as the ones more in need of sedative-hypnotic agents. Sedation and analgesia is crucial in the high-stress environment of the ICU to facilitate tolerance of the endotracheal tube and tracheal suctioning.


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