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Volume 12 Supplement 3

Analgesia and sedation in the intensive care unit


Edited by Curtis N Sessler and Wolfram Wilhelm

Publication of this supplement has been funded by an unrestricted grant from GlaxoSmithKline

  1. Delirium, an acute and fluctuating disturbance of consciousness and cognition, is a common manifestation of acute brain dysfunction in critically ill patients, occurring in up to 80% of the sickest intensive c...

    Authors: Timothy D Girard, Pratik P Pandharipande and E Wesley Ely

    Citation: Critical Care 2008 12(Suppl 3):S3

    Content type: Review

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  2. Achieving adequate but not excessive sedation in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients is a complex process. Analgesics and sedatives employed in this context are extremely potent, and drug requirem...

    Authors: William D Schweickert and John P Kress

    Citation: Critical Care 2008 12(Suppl 3):S6

    Content type: Review

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