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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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Objective: To investigate the Clinical practice value of nitrous oxide inhalation and intravenous propofol and midazolam sedation in transnasal gastroscopy.
However, breathing pattern, respiratory drive, and patient-ventilator synchrony are affected by the sedative used and the sedation depth.
Sedation assessment is also an essential nursing responsibility as evidenced by the need to monitor for inadvertent sedation following analgesic medications, assess for the level of sedation following sedative administration, or monitor for the post-anesthesia sedation level in the perioperative setting.
Objective: To evaluate the efficiency of ketamine-propofol and ketamine-dexmedetomidine drugs in children for sedation during tooth extraction.
Methods: All included postoperative patients received sedation by target-controlled infusion (TCI) of propofol under bispectral index (BIS) monitoring and 2–4 [micro]g/kg/h fentanyl infusion for analgesia to keep numerical rating scale ≤4.
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The concept of sedation at the end of life has gained importance during the last years due to the population aging and the increased incidence of terminal chronic diseases (1).