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Table 3 Level of sedation, consciousness, and pain (Ramsay, GCS, and PI)

From: Effect of an analgo-sedation protocol for neurointensive patients: a two-phase interventional non-randomized pilot study

  Observational period
(n = 106)
Intervention period
(n = 109)
P Value
Ramsay score mean (SD) 4.38 (1.21) 4.41 (1.25) .651
GCS mean during sedation (SD) 7.49 (2.81) 7.42 (3.03) .688
GCS mean during sedation interruption (SD) 8.19 (2.92) 8.28 (2.79) .807
Duration of sedation interruption, n (%)
- mean minutes delay
47 (44%)
30 to 60
22 (20%)
<30
.001*
PI score mean (SD) 1.54 (.73) 1.24 (.61) <.001*
  1. Ramsay Sedation Score & Glasgow Coma Score, GCS (t-test); Pain Intensity Score, PI (Mann-Whitney test);
  2. * P value ≤ .05 significant.