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Under this technique, deep sedation renders a patient unconscious or stuporous
until death ensues.
It was a tough town where African miners drank themselves stuporous
to blot out memory of the blackness of the mines and the families and lands they'd left behind, often never to see again.
Likewise, a compound called flumazenil that inhibits the actions of sedative agents (i.e., is a benzodiazepine antagonist) initially was reported to be beneficial, having an awakening effect on stuporous
and comatose alcoholic cirrhotic patients (Pomier Layrargues et al.
American journalist Eugene Lyons, visiting Russia in the 1930s, fell in with various former Chekist hoodlums who drank themselves stuporous
to blot out the memories of their job.
This unlikeliest of mentors somehow is raised from his stuporous
slumber by the dogged wit of his new protegee and manages, in spite of himself, to introduce the young Walters to a world of ideas and a sense of self she had only suspected existed.
In the former, a schoolboy believes that the stuporous
man he has found in a snowbank and brought home is the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
The rare bright lines bob in an ocean of stuporous
Ted emerged from his room like a bear coming out of stuporous
hibernation, head tipped downward as if in penance, or like some accident victim pulling himself from the wreckage, and sat down at the table wordlessly.
The conscious mind loses its points of reference and we verified that, at the acute stage, all the patients showed quantitative and qualitative troubles, from an extreme decline, as in stuporous
states, to hyperconsciousness; or from a distorted interpretation of reality to delirium.
Insulin also makes us sleepy, dizzy, stuporous
This was in contrast to the preceding "just the facts" wire-service ethic that led some of the funniest people in the press to write dull, constipated stories and to use euphemisms like "tired and emotional" to describe politicians who were drunk and stuporous
on the Senate floor.