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Optimizing Sedation

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Optimizing Sedation in the Mechanically Ventilated Patients: An Evidence-Based Approach

Geeta Mehta, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
May, 2002

Presented at the Victoria Spring Critical Care Conference,
Victoria, British Columbia
40 minutes duration.


  • Understand the importance of correct sedation practices in ICU patients
  • Review evidence supporting the use of sedation scoring scales
  • Review data regarding continuous vs. bolus sedation, and pausing sedation infusions daily

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