Light sedation or no-sedation in ICU: patient experience matters

Submitted: May 23, 2020
Accepted: June 15, 2020
Published: July 29, 2020
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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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Mittal, Saurabh, Anant Mohan, Karan Madan, and Vijay Hadda. 2020. “Light Sedation or No-Sedation in ICU: Patient Experience Matters”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 90 (3). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2020.1401.