Role of novel drugs in sedation outside the operating room: dexmedetomidine, ketamine and remifentanil.

@article{Parashchanka2014RoleON,
  title={Role of novel drugs in sedation outside the operating room: dexmedetomidine, ketamine and remifentanil.},
  author={Aliaksandra Parashchanka and Sam Schelfout and M. T. Coppens},
  journal={Current opinion in anaesthesiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={442-7}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Progress in medical technology, diagnostic procedures and imaging techniques results in a growing demand for well tolerated sedation regimens, devoid of respiratory and haemodynamic complications. Moreover, rapid turnover time dictates the need for rapid onset of effect and rapid recovery. Recent literature regarding the use of… CONTINUE READING