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.
Thus, TAP block as a component of multimodal analgesia has significantly increased the total postoperative analgesia and those who received Dexmedetomidine in addition to Ropivacaine had prolonged duration of analgesia with minimal sedation without any complications.
Endometrial ablation using the HTA system, performed in the medical office under local anesthesia with minimal sedation, is a safe, effective, and economically advantageous alternative to hysterectomy, electrosurgical endometrial ablation, or fibroid resection for the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding.
Administration of < 50% nitrous oxide is generally accepted as minimal sedation, though the American Academy of Pediatrics cautions that administration of a higher percentage of nitrous oxide can increase the likelihood of moderate or deep sedation (AAP et al., 2006).
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.D., an ob.gyn in Greenville, S.C., said at the annual meeting of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.
(2) In some patients only minimal sedation in addition to local anaesthesia (Nerve block or field anaesthesia) may suffice, but in others it may require 'deep sedation' that may enter into general anaesthesia as transition for a brief period owing to variable and unpredictable sensitivity of these drugs in different patients.
It also provides intraoperative and postoperative analgesia with minimal sedation.
Hence, Oral pregabalin (75mg) given 120 min before induction was not effective in attenuating hemodynamic stress response to intubation, although it provided a moderate level of anxiolysis and minimal sedation as compared to placebo.

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