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Table 1 Patient characteristics, and sedative and analgesic drugs used

From: Entropy and bispectral index for assessment of sedation, analgesia and the effects of unpleasant stimuli in critically ill patients: an observational study

Characteristic Value
Age (years median [range]) 66 (38 to 83)
Diagnosis (n)  
   ACS/circulatory failure 12
   Respiratory failure (pneumonia, COPD) 11
   Sepsis (other than pneumonia) 9
   Trauma/major emergency surgery 4
   Other 8
Sedation (n)  
   Midazolam 24
   Propofol 17
   Opiate only 3
Opiate (n)  
   Fentanyl 41
   Sedation only 3
  1. A total of 44 patients were included in the study. ACS, acute coronary syndrome; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.