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Table 5 Agents used stratified by expected length of stay in the ICU

From: Sedation practice in the intensive care unit: a UK national survey

Expected length of stay in the ICU <24 hours >24 hours Weaning
For sedation
   Propofol 181 111 65
   Midazolam 23 136 8
   Clonidine 2 20 22
   Lorazepam 2 13 3
   Haloperidol 1 5 7
   Diazepam 1 2 1
For analgesia
   Morphine 51 125 14
   Fentanyl 45 46 16
   Alfentanil 96 67 24
   Remifentanil 43 11 24
   Ketamine 1 3 0
  1. Multiple answers were possible. Values are numbers of units. A total of 185 units are included in this analysis. ICU, intensive care unit.