What is the real impact of no sedation during mechanical ventilation?

What is the real impact of no sedation during mechanical ventilation? EJRC ARTICLE REVIEW   For many years, standard therapy for patients undergoing mechanical ventilation included sedation. It was seen as a way to ease patients and help them to accept the procedure. In the last decade, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have shown that utilising […]

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THE HOTTEST TRIALS RESULTS IN ICM

HOT TOPICS SESSION Wednesday October 24th, 14:10~17:20 #LIVES2018      With eight scientific trials, presented for the first time, this highly anticipated Hot Topics session is sure to generate some discussion across the field. Papers from several trials in this session will be simultaneously published in major medical journals and results have been embargoed until the session […]

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SOS VENTILATION TRIAL RESULTS

SOS VENTILATION TRIAL RESULTS When is it most beneficial to stop sedation? In this icTV interview, Gerald Chanques discusses his recently published randomised, parallel-group clinical trial, which compared immediate interruption of sedation with usual sedation care in critically ill postoperative patients. Results from this trial were presented during the Clinical Trials Session at LIVES 2017 in […]

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