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Sedation involving the administration of anesthesia without loss of consciousness, used to minimize pain and anxiety in a patient undergoing a minor surgical or diagnostic procedure.
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Mild to moderate analgesia
was noticed in upper abdomen (cranial to umbilicus), posterior abdomen (caudal to umbilicus) and pedal reflex (Fig.5-7).
62% of patients had moderate analgesia
(VAS score of 6 and below) at 12 hours after IM administration.
The reactions were graded on a 0 to 3 score scale where 0 represented no analgesia (strong reaction to pin pricks), 1 mild analgesia (weak response to pin pricks), 2 moderate analgesia
(occasional response to pin pricks), and 3 strong/complete analgesia (no response to pin pricks) .