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Dexmedetomidine to Lessen Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Agitation

2015-02-11 20:04:38 | BioPortfolio

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Effects of Dexmedetomidine on Delirium Duration of Non-intubated ICU Patients (4D Trial)

The primary purpose of the study is to evaluate whether dexmedetomidine is effective in treating agitated delirium of non-intubated ICI patients

Cognitive Protection - Dexmedetomidine and Cognitive Reserve

This is a pilot study to evaluate the effect of dexmedetomidine in the prevention of delirium in non-cardiac surgical patients. The preliminary data regarding the effect of dexmedetomidine...

Study Using Dexmedetomidine to Decreases Emergence Delirium in Pediatric Patients

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of intranasal dexmedetomidine to reduce the incidence of emergence delirium during general sevoflurane anesthesia in a pediatric population...

Influence of Dexmedetomidine or Propofol on ICU Delirium

In our randomized study, we aim to test the hypothesis that the reinstitution of a normal circadian rhythm by continuous infusions of dexmedetomidine compared to propofol between 8pm and 6...

Effects of Dexmedetomidine on Delirium After Living Donor Renal Transplantation in Adult Patients

Delirium, an acute change in mental status, is a serious medical complication among hospitalized patients. Syndrome of delirium involves agitation, sleep disturbance, affective disorders a...

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The effect of dexmedetomidine on delirium and agitation in patients in intensive care: systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis.

Delirium is common in intensive care patients. Dexmedetomidine is increasingly used for sedation in this setting, but its effect on delirium remains unclear. The primary aim of this review was to exam...

Perioperative dexmedetomidine reduces delirium after cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

To evaluate the efficiency of dexmedetomidine on the incidence of delirium in patients after cardiac surgery.

Pregabalin and Dexmedetomidine Combined for Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty or Total Hip Arthroplasty Performed Under Spinal Anesthesia.

Pregabalin and dexmedetomidine have been introduced to manage postoperative pain. This study evaluated the effect of the 2 drugs combined on pain in patients undergoing total knee or hip arthroplasty....

The effect of dexmedetomidine on the perioperative hemodynamics and postoperative cognitive function of elderly patients with hypertension: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Cognitive dysfunction after surgery, a common clinical manifestation of postoperative psychonosema. It usually occurs after heart surgery, hip replacement, mandibular fractures, and other major operat...

Electroencephalographic Arousal Patterns Under Dexmedetomidine Sedation.

The depth of dexmedetomidine-induced sedation is difficult to assess without arousing the patient. We evaluated frontal electroencephalogram (EEG) as an objective measure of dexmedetomidine-induced se...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A form of DELIRIUM which occurs after GENERAL ANESTHESIA.

Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.

A genus of HALOBACTERIACEAE distinguished from other genera in the family by the presence of specific derivatives of TGD-2 polar lipids. Haloarcula are found in neutral saline environments such as salt lakes, marine salterns, and saline soils.

A family of gram-negative, moderately halophilic bacteria in the order Oceanospirillales. Members of the family have been isolated from temperate and Antarctic saline lakes, solar salt facilities, saline soils, and marine environments.

An acute organic mental disorder induced by cessation or reduction in chronic alcohol consumption. Clinical characteristics include CONFUSION; DELUSIONS; vivid HALLUCINATIONS; TREMOR; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure and heart rate, dilated pupils, and diaphoresis). This condition may occasionally be fatal. It was formerly called delirium tremens. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1175)

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