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Daily interruptions to sedation for critically ill adults?

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 24 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7068


Clear protocols help nurses minimise sedation for critically ill adults. The goal is to keep patients comfortable and pain free without prolonging ventilation or increasing the incidence of post-sedation delirium. Some intensive care units also encourage daily interruptions …

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