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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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Review
2017
Review
2017
Abstract Introduction: This is the 34th Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ (AAPCC) National… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
General anesthesia is a man-made neurophysiological state comprised of unconsciousness, amnesia, analgesia, and immobility along… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Polypharmacy, often defined as coincident prescribing of at least 5 long-term medications, is associated with an increased risk… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Daily interruption of sedative therapy and limitation of deep sedation have been shown in several randomized trials to reduce the… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Sleep problems are common and associated with a decline in overall and sleep-related health (13). Insomnia is more common in… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background Continuous infusions of sedative drugs in the intensive care unit may prolong the duration of mechanical ventilation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This research determined the safety and efficacy of two small-dose infusions of dexmedetomidine by evaluating sedation, analgesia… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Clinical, genetic, and neuropsychopharmacological studies of developmental factors in alcoholism are providing a better… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
with compete loss of memory, difficulty with motor movements and speaking. Can produce physical and psychological dependence… Expand
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