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Chapter 6 - Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

from Section 2 - Intensive Care (Level 3)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 February 2021

Mazyar Kanani
Affiliation:
James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Simon Lammy
Affiliation:
Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow
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Summary

Thus, there is a potential reduction in the level of consciousness but retention of verbal communication. There is much variability in which permutations of these enhance individual agent effects. From a practical perspective, in ICU, they are used to permit tolerance of endotracheal tubes, oral suction and other bedside procedures.

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Surgical Critical Care
For the MRCS OSCE
, pp. 277 - 325
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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