International Journal of Academic Medicine

: 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 63--66

Common sedative agents: An overview

Stanislaw P Stawicki 
 OPUS 12 Foundation, Bethlehem, PA, USA

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Stanislaw P Stawicki
Department of Research and Innovation, St. Luke's University Health Network, 801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

This article provides an overview of commonly utilized sedative agents, focusing on intensive care applications. High-yield information about ketamine, lorazepam, midazolam and propofol is presented. Fundamental mechanistic and drug safety details are discussed. The following core competencies are addressed in this article: Medical knowledge, Patient care. Republished with permission from: Stawicki SP. ABSITE Corner: Common sedative agents: An overview. OPUS 12 Scientist 2007;1(2):8-9.

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Stawicki SP. Common sedative agents: An overview.Int J Acad Med 2017;3:63-66

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Stawicki SP. Common sedative agents: An overview. Int J Acad Med [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Aug 11 ];3:63-66
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