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Table 1 Table 1

From: A comparison between dexmedetomidine and propofol for sedation in the intensive care unit

   Dexmedetomidine (n = 10) Propofol (n = 10) P value
Sedation, median (IQR) Ramsay score 5 (4-6) 5 (4-5) 0.68
  Bispectral Index 46 (36-58) 53 (41-64) 0.32
Analgesia (Alfentanil), median (IQR) (mg/h)   0.8 (0.7-1.2) 2.5 (2.2-2.9) 0.004
Extubation time mean (SD) (min)   27.5 (12) 25 (10) 0.63
Patient experiences Amnesia for ICU 8 3  
  Amnesia for IPPV 3 2  
  Pleasant experience 10 6