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se·da·tion

 (sĭ-dā′shən)
n.
1. Reduction of anxiety, stress, irritability, or excitement by administration of a sedative agent or drug.
2. The state or condition induced by a sedative.

[Middle English sedacioun, from Old French sedation, from Latin sēdātiō, sēdātiōn-, from sēdātus, past participle of sēdāre, to calm; see sedate1.]

sedation

(sɪˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) a state of calm or reduced nervous activity
2. (Medicine) the administration of a sedative

se•da•tion

(sɪˈdeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the bringing about of mental or physiological relaxation, esp. by the use of a drug.
2. the state so induced.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sedation - a state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
2.sedation - the administration of a sedative agent or drug
giving medication, administration - the act of administering medication
Translations

sedation

[sɪˈdeɪʃən] Nsedación f
under sedationbajo sedación

sedation

[sɪˈdeɪʃən] nsédation f
to be under sedation → être sous sédation

sedation

nBeruhigungsmittel pl; to put somebody under sedationjdm Beruhigungsmittel geben; drugs used for sedationDrogen plzur Beruhigung

sedation

[sɪˈdeɪʃn] n (Med) to be under sedationessere sotto l'effetto di sedativi

se·da·tion

n. sedación, acción o efecto de calmar o sedar;
v.
to put under ___dar un sedante, calmante o soporífero.

sedation

n sedación f; conscious — sedación consciente
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7) Most patients with embedded earrings undergo removal surgery under local anesthesia without procedural sedation.
Sedation assessment and measurement have not been formally mandated, other than in safety guidelines for discharge following procedural sedation in children (American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Cote, & Wilson, 2006).
Safety and efficacy of propofol administered by paediatricians during procedural sedation in children.
3,5 Ketamine and propofol became good anaesthetic methods for the several procedural sedation over the years.
Nurses will recognize low-dose ketamine as a drug used in procedural sedation, and more recently seen in pain clinics for chronic pain.
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Primex Pharmaceuticals is a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of anaesthesia products from propofol-based products to the recent novel oral solution for pediatric anaesthesiology and procedural sedation.
Joseph D Tobias (7) in an article "Dexmedetomidine and Ketamine" in Paediatric Critical Care Medicine reported the potential utility of the combination of ketamine and dexmedetomidine for procedural sedation even in patients with compromised respiratory or cardiac function.
2) Although benzodiazepines are used for premedication, they are commonly used for procedural sedation.
New regulatory guidelines for procedural sedation and the growing adoption of capnography in patient monitoring due to higher reliability and efficiency are anticipated to propel the Capnography Device Market over the forecast period.
Intranasal ketamine for procedural sedation in pediatric laceration repair: A preliminary report.