News tagged with sedation

Physician approaches to palliative sedation

Physicians take two types of approaches to palliative sedation, either mild sedation or deep sedation from the start, and it is important to understand the reasons behind each approach, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...

Feb 13, 2012
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Does MRI pose more than minimal risk in pediatric research?

(Garrison, NY) Shedding light on a question that has baffled research ethics review boards, a new analysis of the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in pediatric clinical trials finds that the risks of physical and psychological ...

Oct 04, 2011
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Push underway to cut drugs for dementia patients

Day after day, Hazel Eng sat on her couch, a blank stare on her face. The powerful antipsychotics she was taking often cloaked her in sedation. And when they didn't, the 89-year-old lashed out at her nursing home's aides ...

Sep 14, 2011
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Newer techniques are making cardiac CT safer for children

Coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) has excellent image quality and diagnostic confidence for the entire spectrum of pediatric patients, with significant reduction of risk with recent technological advancements, ...

Jul 17, 2011
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