Hypnotics and Sedatives

Known as: Sedative and Hypnotic, sedatives hypnotics, hypnotics sedatives 
A drug that calms and soothes, and reduces stress and tension. Tranquilizers are used to treat anxiety and insomnia.
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2017
Review
2017
OBJECTIVE To examine the suitability of commonly used agents for drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) based on agent-specific… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Survivors of critical illness often have a prolonged and disabling form of cognitive impairment that remains… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that duration of delirium in the intensive care unit is an independent predictor of long-term… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Delirium has recently been shown as a predictor of death, increased cost, and longer duration of stay in ventilated… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The authors investigated whether the sedative, or hypnotic, action of the general anesthetic dexmedetomidine (a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Sedative medications are widely used in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Structured assessment of sedation and agitation is… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Conous infusions of sedative drugs in the intensive care unit may prolong the duration of mechanical ventilation… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Inhibitory neurotransmission in the brain is largely mediated by GABAA receptors. Potentiation of GABA receptor activation… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
To study risk factors for falling, we conducted a one-year prospective investigation, using a sample of 336 persons at least 75… (More)
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1974
Highly Cited
1974
Alphaxalone-alphadolone (Althesin), diluted and administered as a controlled infusion, was used as a sedative for 30 patients in… (More)
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