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midazolam

 [mid-az´o-lam]
a sedative of the benzodiazepine class used in the induction of anesthesia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

midazolam

(mĭ-dăz′ə-lăm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C18H13ClFN3, primarily used in its hydrochloride form as a sedative and antianxiety agent before surgery and before or during medical procedures.
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midazolam

Versed® Pharmacology A short-acting anxiolytic, hypnotic anticonvulsant Indications IV sedation, general anesthesia, therapeutically refractory status epilepticus, muscle relaxing Adverse effects Ataxia, incoordination, mental and psychomotor impairment, confusion, dysarthria, retrograde amnesia, paradoxical effects; rarely, N&V, venous complications. See Phenytoin, Seizure, Status epilepticus.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

midazolam

A BENZODIAZEPINE drug given by intravenous injection as a sedative for minor surgery or to induce general anaesthesia. A brand name is Hypnovel.
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"Further studies should be conducted to evaluate whether or not music genre and techniques of music delivery can offset the trend of improved anxiolysis and fewer communication barriers using midazolam," the authors write.
Reductions in anxiety were similar in both groups of patients, but patients in the music group were less satisfied than those in the midazolam group.
As more states turn to midazolam and fentanyl, more constitutional challenges are likely to follow.
Effects of Premedication on Heart Rate Variability at Induction of Anaesthesia: Comparison between Midazolam and Hydroxyzine.
The average SSI score on Day 1 was 4.96 points lower in the ketamine group compared with the midazolam group.
Results: Median onset of first sedation effects was 85 seconds (range, 60-120 seconds) for midazolam and 90 seconds (range, 45-180 seconds) for midazolam-butorphanol.
Dusuk dozlarda sedatif, amnestik ve anksiyolitik etkileri olmadigindan, islemler sirasinda sedasyon-analjezide siklikla midazolam ile birlikte kullanilmaktadir.
Comparison of sedation scores and propofol induction doses in dogs after intramuscular administration of dexmedetomidine alone or in combination with methadone, midazolam, or methadone plus midazolam.
The two-segment sensory regression time and S1 segment regression time were significantly slower with Dexmedetomidine (Group D) compared to Midazolam (Group M), p-value <0.05.
The mean VAS before procedure (VASPRE) before treatment in the midazolam and fentanyl group was 1.03[+ or -]1.58, whereas the mean VAS after procedure (VASPOST) after treatment was 0.16[+ or -]0.37; this decrease in pain was found to be statistically significant (p=0.009).
In many Chinese hospitals, the combined application of dexmedetomidine, dezocine, and midazolam is used for the treatment of delirium, pain, and agitation in adult patients in ICU, and the treatment effect shows these agents have made significant advances in critically ill patients [4-6].