Intravenous sedation


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Intravenous sedation

A method of injecting a fluid sedative into the blood through the vein
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172 patients undergoing ureteroscopy under intravenous sedation for the management of ureteric calculi.
One randomized controlled trial, including 120 participants divided into three groups, demonstrated a significant reduction in the mean pain score during hysteroscopy with the use of oral drotaverine hydrochloride and mefenamic acid when compared to the paracervical block and intravenous sedation with diazepam group.
Three patients had lymphoma suspected on the CT scan and of these, two had emergency transthoracic needle biopsy within a day of admission to the ICU while the third patient (Patient 4) had surgical biopsy done under intravenous sedation complicated by acute airway collapse.
Simple versus advanced sedation techniques Simple (basic) Advanced sedation techniques sedation techniques Induced by single Induced by a combination of drugs by agent any route Oral, transmucosal or Any intravenous sedation, except as rectal drugs, e.
In addition there is a general anaesthetic extractions surgery and recovery area and operating facilities for day case patients requiring treatment under general anaesthesia or intravenous sedation.
Intravenous Sedation With Low-Dose Dexmedetomidine: Its Potential for Use In Dentistry.
Cataract surgery is usually carried out under loco-regional anaesthesia requiring administration of retrobulbar block which is a quite unpleasant and painful procedure; so in order to ensure patient comfort and safety, intravenous sedation may be required.
Treatment with Thermablate can be done under local anaesthesia, with or without intravenous sedation.
However, intra-muscular analgesic or intravenous sedation was given on 1st session or on the following sessions, if requested by the patients.
Patients were divided into three groups depending on the sedation technique: intravenous sedation (n = 137) using only midazolam and alfentanil; hypnosis (n = 172), during which patients achieved a hypnotic trance level with age regression; and relaxation (n = 28), comprising patients in whom hypnosis was induced without attaining a trance level.

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