Clinical application, the use of dexmedetomidine in intensive care sedation

Yahya Shehabi, John A Botha, David Ernest, Ross Freebairn, Michael Reade, Brigit Roberts, Ian M Seppelt, Leonie Weisbrodt

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Sedation and analgesia are common interventions in intensive care and constitute an integral part of the care of critically ill patients. However, there is no consensus on the best combination of agents or strategies to manage sedation and analgesia effectively and safely, and in particular in patients who need prolonged mechanical ventilation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-50
Number of pages11
JournalCritical Care and Shock
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

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