Sedation of adult critically ill ventilated patients in intensive care units: a national survey.

@article{Magarey1997SedationOA,
  title={Sedation of adult critically ill ventilated patients in intensive care units: a national survey.},
  author={Judith M Magarey},
  journal={Australian critical care : official journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={90-3}
}
  • Judith M Magarey
  • Published 1997 in
    Australian critical care : official journal of…
The aim of this survey was to review the practice of sedation for adult artificially ventilated patients in Australian intensive care units. In particular, the survey sought to investigate the drugs used, how they were administered, who was responsible for the administration, how sedation was assessed, and if, in the opinion of charge nurses, complications were occurring as a result of their practice. Questionnaires were sent by post to the clinical nurse consultants (CNCs) in charge of 72… CONTINUE READING

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