minimal sedation


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minimal sedation

The relief of anxiety without any impairment in the ability to breathe, move, or respond to other people.
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This is also an outpatient procedure done with minimal sedation and recovery time.
L-838417 possesses an attractive pharmacological profile including minimal sedation and ataxia, but has a poor pharmacokinetic profile, which prevented its progression to clinical evaluation.
First, the new regulations state that in order to provide minimal sedation with nitrous oxide analgesia, the techniques used must carry a margin of safety wide enough to prevent a depressed level of consciousness.
Advantages of hysteroscopic sterilization include the lack of incisions, avoidance of general anesthesia, minimal sedation, and a rapid return to normal activities, Paul Miller, M.

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