TITLE

Optimizing sedation and analgesia in the ICU: A long journey

AUTHOR(S)
White, Paul F.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Revista Mexicana de Anestesiologia;abr-jun2007 supplement, Vol. 30, pS41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27451179

 

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