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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Intravenous sedation and analgesia with intravenous bolus of 2-3 mg of injection midazolam, 3 mg/kg of Tramadol injection continuous intravenous infusion.
Along with many other procedures, having a local anaesthetic injection can be a stressful and painful experience, and it is often combined with intravenous sedation to help patients relax.
Management of exaggerated gag reflex in dental patients using intravenous sedation with dexmedetomidine.
We performed a retrospective analysis on two groups of patients: the first group received thoracic epidural anesthesia during PRFA for HCC and the second group underwent the procedure under conventional local anesthesia with intravenous sedation. The groups were compared in an effort to identify a safer and more effective method of anesthesia.
For over 22 years, we have performed distal ureteroscopy with intravenous sedation. An initial experience from our centre was published in 1993.
If intravenous sedation is used, flushing and exploration of the conjunctival sacs is much easier, but it comes with additional cost and some small anesthetic risk.
The use of intravenous sedation compared to paracervical block demonstrated a significant reduction in the mean pain score more than 30 minutes after the procedure, but not during or within 30 minutes of the procedure.
It may be required to have your medical doctor "clear" you for surgery if intravenous sedation or general anesthesia is used.

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