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sedation

 [sĕ-da´shun]
1. the allaying of irritability or excitement, especially by administration of a sedative.
2. the state so induced.
conscious sedation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as administration of sedatives, monitoring of the patient's response, and provision of necessary physiological support during a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure.

conscious sedation

sedation during which the subject is kept from losing consciousness, and receives sufficient analgesia to allow the procedure for which sedation is essential to proceed.
Synonym(s): sedation analgesia
A minimally depressed level of consciousness induced by the administration of pharmacologic agents in which a patient retains the ability to independently and continuously maintain an open airway and a regular breathing pattern, and to respond appropriately and rationally to physical stimulation and verbal commands. Conscious sedation may be induced by parenteral or oral medications or combination thereof

conscious sedation

Moderate sedation Anesthesiology Minimally depressed consciousness in which a Pt retains the ability to independently and continuously maintain an open airway and a regular breathing pattern, and to respond appropriately and rationally to physical stimulation and verbal commands; CS may be induced by parenteral or oral medications or combination thereof. Cf General anesthesia.

con·scious se·da·tion

(kon'shŭs sĕ-dā'shŭn)
A medically controlled state of depressed consciousness in which airway patency, protective reflexes, and the ability to respond to stimulation or verbal commands are preserved.

con·scious se·da·tion

(kon'shŭs sĕ-dā'shŭn)
Sedation during which the subject is kept from losing consciousness and receives sufficient analgesia to allow the procedure for which sedation is essential to proceed.
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Aim of this study was to compare BIS-guided onset and recovery time of conscious sedation, potential complications and physician and patient satisfaction score between two anaesthetic combinations--etomidate + fentanyl and dexmedetomidine + fentanyl in patients undergoing ERCP.
Conscious sedation was performed under the supervision of gastroenterologists, and 2 mg of midazolam was administered.
"I was terrified the first time I had the treatment with conscious sedation, but since then my fear has definitely eased.
Hennequin, "Conscious sedation procedures using intravenous midazolam for dental care in patients with different cognitive profiles: a prospective study of effectiveness and safety," PLoS ONE, vol.
Conscious sedation was performed 10 minutes before surgery with the IV administration of 2-3 mg/kg/h propofol 1% and midazolam 0.02 mg/kg and fentanyl (1-2 [micro]g/kg) with o2 4-5 lit/min via face mask.
All cleft palates in both children and adults were repaired under general anaesthesia while all cleft lip in adult patients were repaired under local anaesthesia and conscious sedation (using appropriate dose of intravenous Diazepam for age).
Propofol intravenous conscious sedation for anxious children in a specialist paediatric dentistry unit.
Stone removal via ureteroscopy usually requires an operating theatre and general anesthetic, in contrast to ESWL, which is typically performed under conscious sedation. (1,2) Ureteroscopy under local anesthesia was first described by Rittenberg et al in 1987.
New sections in this volume include recent requirements regarding conscious sedation, otime outso, informed consent, and workplace safety.
Anesthesia was provided by intravenous conscious sedation and paracervical blocks.
EMLA (lidocaine/prilocaine) cream enhances comfort, even if patients are also receiving conscious sedation or blocks, she said.