Sedation

  • 1 Sedation — Sédation Échelle de Ramsey[1] Niveau Description 1 Patient anxieux et agité 2 Patient coopératif, orienté et calme 3 Capable de répondre à un ordre verbal 4 Réponse immédiate à un stimulus tactile léger ou auditif fort …

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  • 2 sédation — [ sedasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1314; lat. sedatio ♦ Didact. Apaisement par un sédatif. Sédation de la douleur. ● sédation nom féminin (latin sedatio) Utilisation de moyens en majorité médicamenteux permettant de calmer le malade en vue d assurer son… …

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  • 3 Sedation — Se*da tion, n. [L. sedatio.] The act of calming, or the state of being calm. [R.] Coles. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 sedation — (n.) 1540s, from L. sedationem (nom. sedatio), noun of action from pp. stem of sedare (see SEDATE (Cf. sedate) (adj.)) …

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  • 5 sedation — ► NOUN ▪ the administering of a sedative drug to produce a state of calm or sleep. ORIGIN Latin, from sedare settle …

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  • 6 sedation — [si dā′shən] n. [L sedatio, a calming < sedare: see SEDATE1] Med. 1. the act or process of reducing excitement, nervousness, or irritation, esp. by means of sedatives 2. the state so induced …

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  • 7 Sedation — Not to be confused with sedition. Sedation is the reduction of irritability or agitation by administration of sedative drugs, generally to facilitate a medical procedure or diagnostic procedure. Drugs which can be used for sedation include… …

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  • 8 Sédation — Échelle de Ramsey[1] Niveau Description 1 Patient anxieux et agité 2 Patient coopératif, orienté et calme 3 Capable de répondre à un ordre verbal 4 Réponse immédiate à un stimulus tactile léger ou auditif fort 5 Réponse léthargique à un stimulus… …

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  • 9 sedation — 1. The act of calming, especially by the administration of a sedative. 2. The state of being calm. [L. sedatio, to calm, allay] * * * se·da·tion si dā shən n 1) the inducing of a relaxed easy state esp. by the use of sedatives 2) a state… …

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  • 10 sédation — (sé da sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Action exercée par les médicaments sédatifs. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Sedation de doulour, H. DE MONDEVILLE f° 73.    XVe s. •   Appaisement et sedation totalle des divisions, discors, debaz...., Preuves sur …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 11 sedation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, heavy ▪ mild PREPOSITION ▪ under sedation ▪ The attack victim is currently in hospital, under heavy sed …

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  • 12 sedation — se|da|tion [sıˈdeıʃən] n [U] the use of drugs to make someone calm or go to sleep under sedation ▪ The patient was still under heavy sedation …

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  • 13 sedation — [[t]sɪde͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft under N If someone is under sedation, they have been given medicine or drugs in order to calm them or make them sleep. His mother was under sedation after the boy s body was brought back from Germany …

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  • 14 sedation — noun (U) the use of drugs to make someone sleepy or calm: under (heavy) sedation: I couldn t speak to her as she was still under sedation …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 sedation — noun Date: 1543 1. the inducing of a relaxed easy state especially by the use of sedatives 2. a state resulting from or as if from sedation …

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  • 16 Sedation — Der Begriff Sedierung (seltener auch Sedation, v. lat. sedare, „beruhigen“ eigentlich „sinken lassen“ ) wird vor allem in der Medizin, insbesondere in der Intensivmedizin oder bei der Nutzung von Psychopharmaka verwendet. Er bezeichnet die… …

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  • 17 sedation — /si day sheuhn/, n. Med. 1. the calming of mental excitement or abatement of physiological function, esp. by the administration of a drug. 2. the state so induced. [1535 45; < L sedation (s. of sedatio), equiv. to sedat(us) (see SEDATE) + ion… …

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  • 18 sedation — noun The act of sedating, especially by use of sedatives. The patient was so agitated that the doctor resorted to sedation …

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  • 19 sedation — se|da|tion [ sı deıʃn ] noun uncount the use of drugs to make someone calmer, or to make them sleep: She is currently under sedation …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 sedation — noun the administering of a sedative drug to produce a state of calm or sleep. ↘a state of calm or sleep produced by a sedative. Origin C16: from Fr. sédation or L. sedatio(n ), from sedare (see sedate1) …

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