Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on daily sedation interruption for critically ill adult patients.

@article{Augustes2011MetaanalysisOR,
  title={Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on daily sedation interruption for critically ill adult patients.},
  author={R Augustes and Kwok M Ho},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          401-9
        }
}
Sedation is often used to improve comfort, reduce anxiety and stress and to facilitate nursing care of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit. This meta-analysis examined the benefits and risks of daily sedation interruption in critically ill adult patients. A total of five randomised controlled trials, comparing daily sedation interruption with no interruption in 699 critically ill patients, from the Cochrane controlled trials register, Embase and MEDLINE databases (1966 to April… CONTINUE READING
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