Light sedation or no-sedation in ICU: patient experience matters
We have been using sedation for a long time in intensive care units for patients on mechanical ventilation. Sedation aims at facilitating the patient’s ability to remain comfortably connected to the ventilator and minimize oxygen consumption. The strategies for sedation vary from deep sedation and light sedation to nosedation. For the last two decades, light sedation with daily interruption is being practiced by most ICUs...
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