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Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SedationFacts.org, a web site for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurses and gastroenterology fellows, announces enhancements to the sedation administration standards and regulations content on the site, including state-spe...

Raleigh Comprehensive and Cosmetic Dentistry Earns Certification For Sedation Dentistry

Renowned Dentist Robert L. Williamson III, DDS of Raleigh Comprehensive and Cosmetic Dentistry is one of the few Doctors in Practice in North Carolina to earn the certification for oral sedation dentistry. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 5, 2009 -- Raleigh Comprehensive and Cos...

Thousands of Dentists Nationwide Mark First Annual Sedation Dentistry Safety Week

The first annual Sedation Dentistry Safety Week, March 9-13, aims to help dentists and their team members provide effective dental care that is not only comfortable and anxiety-free, but also extraordinarily safe. Activities will include a review of key steps that all sedation dentists and their...

Switch to Daylight Savings Time Will Launch First Annual Sedation Dentistry Safety Week Hosted by DOCS Education

The first annual Sedation Dentistry Safety Week will be held March 9th to March 13th. Nearly 10,000 specially trained dentists and their staffs throughout the United States will be encouraged to mark the switch to daylight savings by taking the time to review and refresh their safety procedures. ...

Austin Dentistry Clinic Now Offers Certified Full Service Sedation Dentistry -- All Gain, No Pain

Austin Smiles, the dental clinic of Dr. Michael McCarty, is now offering full service sedation dentistry to its clients. Sedation dentistry is the answer for those who need dental work and yet dread the dental office. New techniques and procedures have made it safe and comfortable for people to h...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Submits Application to FDA for Approval of the SEDASYS(TM) System - the First Computer-Assisted Personalized Sedation System

CINCINNATI, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery announced today that the company has submitted a Premarket Approval (PMA) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the SEDASYS(TM) System, the first computer-assisted personalized sedation (CAPS) system. The SEDA...

Deep Sedation Becoming More Common for Dying Patients in Holland

Study doesn't make clear if practice is being carried out in lieu of euthanasia FRIDAY, March 21 (HealthDay News) -- Continuous deep sedation is becoming more common than euthanasia in the Netherlands when treating terminally ill patients who are nearing death, Dutch researchers report...

AGA Institute applauds delay of Aetna sedation restrictions

Aetna has announced that, based on input from the AGA Institute and discussions with a number of gastroenterologists, it will not implement Clinical Policy Bulletin 0740 on April 1, 2008, as planned. This policy would have restricted the use of an anesthesia professional in standard upper or lower...

Risks involved in Procedural Sedation

A 5-year old girl was on life support at a hospital after a routine visit to the dentist. She had suffered a heart attack after receiving intravenous sedation.// Procedural sedation is done usually done to eliminate pain and anxiety during routine medical and dental procedures. The mother, Omm...

Colon capsule endoscopy diagnoses 64 percent of total polyps detected by conventional colonoscopy

...uter. As regards the use of the capsule, conventional colonoscopy has the disadvantage of involving an invasive procedure, usually carried out with sedation or general anaesthetic and presenting risks of complications. Nevertheless, in the case that the endoscopy capsule detects a lesion, it will always be...
Sedation in Medical Technology

Pivotal Study Shows Physician/Nurse Teams Using SEDASYS(TM) System Reduced Risk of Over Sedation With Propofol

SAN DIEGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DDW 2008 Annual Meeting -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery announced today that the results from its pivotal trial demonstrated physician/nurse teams using the SEDASYS(TM) System reduced the risk of over sedation with propofol in patients undergoing screening and diagnos...

FDA Approves LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection for Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) Sedation

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection, an intravenous sedative-hypnotic agent for monitored anesthesia care (MAC) sedation in adult ...

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents

...e events greater than 10 percent included somnolence (32 percent), headache (26 percent), fatigue (18 percent), upper abdominal pain (14 percent), and sedation (13 percent).(11) Small to modest changes in blood pressure, pulse rate, and ECG parameters were observed.(11) About ADHD ADHD is one of...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: A Comprehensive Review of Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Among Patients and Physicians

...test risk of opioid dependence and abuse among health care providers. Also in the high-risk group for health care providers are nurse anesthetists and sedation nurses. Challenges specific to these groups are discussed by Michael Oreskovich, M.D., Washington Physicians Health Program in Seattle, and Ryan Calde...

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Zyprexa for Two Adolescent Indications

...yprexa safety data relevant to adolescents. Increased weight, appetite, and sedation were among the most common adverse events observed in adolescents. Weight g...lesterol and hepatic enzyme levels were greater in adolescents than adults. sedation was also more common in adolescents than adults. "Because weight gain ...

Study Demonstrating Lurasidone Is Effective in Patients With Schizophrenia Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

...10%), constipation (11.1% vs. 5.6%), vomiting (11.1% vs. 5.6%), dyspepsia (11.1% vs. 3.3%), somnolence (11.1% vs. 3.3%), insomnia (10.0% vs. 3.3%) and sedation (10.0% vs. 4.4%). Lurasidone had a lower overall discontinuation rate (42.2%) compared to placebo (48.8%) with few adverse-event related discontinuati...

Spirus Medical Announces Complete Examinations of the Small Intestine by Physicians Using Endo-Ease(TM)

...y, rather than the patient coming back for a second endoscopic and/or surgical procedure. Recently, a pan-endoscopy was completed under conscious sedation by Dr. Stephen Hughes at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, England. Drs. Khaled Zachariah and Peter Marden were among those present for the case, which ...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of the SEDASYS(R) System

...urse Teams to Deliver Minimal-to-Moderate Propofol sedation CINCINNATI, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon En...e teams to administer minimal-to-moderate propofol sedation during screening and diagnostic procedures for col...) System, the first computer-assisted personalized sedation (CAPS) system, integrates drug delivery and patien...

Shire Announces Study Results of the Effects of INTUNIV(TM) (Guanfacine) Extended Release on Secondary Measures in Children with ADHD and Oppositional Symptoms

...se events greater than 10 percent included somnolence (32 percent), headache (26 percent), fatigue (18 percent), upper abdominal pain (14 percent) and sedation (13 percent). Syncope occurred in approximately 1 percent of pediatric patients in the clinical program. The majority of these cases occurred in the...

ExonHit Therapeutics Reports Advancements in the Clinical Development of EHT 0202, its Phase II Drug for Alzheimer's Disease

...eta plaque formation [1]. Phase I studies demonstrated good tolerability of EHT 0202 in both young and aged healthy volunteers; importantly, no sedation or emesis were observed clinically. Preclinical studies have shown that EHT 0202 protects cortical neurons against Abeta42-induced stress and t...
Sedation in Medical Products

BIS module and BISx Power Link™

Description:... Philips Bispectral Index (BIS®) measurement uses Aspect Medical Systems XP platform technology. It provides depth of consciousness and sedation monitoring for use in the OR, ICU, and other clinical settings. The plug-and-play BISx Power Link™ is compact and portable. It has an integra...
Company:Philips Medical Systems

TherMatrx® Dose Optimized Thermotherapy™

Description:...t widely used in-office BPH thermotherapy treatment in the United States. Unlike surgical solutions for BPH, TherMatrx does not require cutting, heavy sedation or hospitalization. A single TherMatrx treatment administered in your office can provide lasting symptom relief. Where other transurethral microwave t...
Company:AMS

CPT Meister

Features:... Procedure lists Office lab procedures Integrally linked with ICDMeister Conscious sedation indicator Calculation of Medicare fee Selected HCPCS Level II codes and listing of J Codes ...
Company:Meistermed

PillCam ESO Capsule Endoscopy

Features:... Little discomfort Does not require sedation Eliminates potential sedation related cardiopulmonary complications Offers a simple, safe and less invasi...
Company:Given Imaging
Sedation in Medical Dictionary

Septoplasty

... Nasal Septoplasty surgery, before and after images, and procedure overview. ... Septoplasty is generally performed on an outpatient basis with IV sedation or ... The primary goal of septoplasty surgery is to improve breathing through nose. ... To maximize the improvement in nasal breathing ...

Hypnotics

...side effects ... Hypnotics ... Hypnotics should only be taken under a doctor's direction. ... Taking hypnotics together can lead to excess sedation and even death. Review Date: ... Possible biochemical mechanism of action of anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics ... Medications: The Role of S...

ERCP

...f many diseases of the ... Having an ERCP will assist your doctor in making medical decisions and will also ... During the ERCP , the degree of sedation is much greater than that used for an ... Usually therapeutic ERCP can be done as a same day procedure without the need ... In many cases, a p...

Endoscopic

...inic has offered endoscopic ultrasounds since 1989. ... Endoscopic ultrasound is used to: ... This is called an endoscopic ultrasound. ... sedation is usually not given to those having an endoscopic ultrasound of the rectum. ... ...

Dentistry

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Dental injuries

...ve a natural tooth damaged from a traumatic dental injury ? ... The most predictable occurrence of dental injuries is sports related. ... sedation and Cosmetic Dentistry in Irving Las Colinas / Dallas / Ft. Worth; Veneers, ... With the beginning of summer comes the beginning of dental injuries...

Dental care

...Prosthodontics) Emergency Dentistry ... Brock Lynn DDS - Dentist - Oral sedation Dentistry Truly Pain Free Dentistry- Call. Two Convenient Dallas Locations ...f Dr... Oak Creek Dental Care . Experienced General, Cosmetic, & sedation Dentists. Columbus, OH. O'Fallon Dental Care . Gentle, Affordable, Q...

Airway

...about airway in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... Effects of multiday exposure to ozone on airway inflammation as ... sedation airway management information, including airway obstruction symptoms, airway devices, and patient assessment. ... Oropharyngeal airway (OPA) ....
Sedation in Biological News

Right whale sedation enables disentanglement effort

On Friday, March 6, 2009, for the first time ever, a North Atlantic right whale that had been severely entangled in fishing gear, was administered a sedation mixture that made it possible for rescuers to remove 90 percent of the entanglement. The rescue involved the efforts of a multi-institut...

When it comes to brain damage, blankets take the place of drugs

...ivering in all patients, Kramer concludes that "its simplicity, low cost, widespread availability, lack of adverse effects, and the potential to avoid sedation ... make it an attractive treatment option." ...

Dancing atoms now understood

...g magnetic field needed for these techniques is generated inside the all too familiar tube that causes many patients claustrophobia, which can require sedation before a procedure. Once inside the magnet, each nucleus broadcasts its identity by emitting radio waves at its unique precession frequency, which dep...

Emotion and scent create lasting memories -- even in a sleeping brain

... phenomenon on a cellular level." The researchers examined how strong memories are formed by creating new memories in the minds of mice while under sedation and monitoring their response to a memory-inducing stimulus afterwards, when they were awake. "Our work is unique because it allows us to examine ...

Tolerance to inhalants may be caused by changes in gene expression

...termine how the nervous system becomes tolerant to sedation with organic solvent inhalants. The team's work...e and control access to the DNA. Benzyl alcohol sedation made the charge of the histone more negative, "rel...tions to the histones, helped neurons recover from sedation and resist the effects of the drug, increasing tol...

Rhythmic breathing adapts to external beat through 'brain calculus'

...ntilators rhythm in that same range, the patient will adapt and synchronize with the ventilator. This new approach could minimize the need for induced sedation or paralysis. We have intrinsic nonassociative learning capabilities, called habituation and desensitization, that make up for changes in the spon...

New GI technologies improve internal organ visualization

...ment of Computer Assisted Personalized Sedation: A sedation Delivery System to Administer Propofol for Gastroi..., have continued this trend to monitor and deliver sedation during surgery with computer assisted personalized sedation (CAPS), which uses computer software to facilitate...
Sedation in Biological Technology

Eisai Receives Action Letter on Fospropofol Disodium Injection for Sedation in Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures

FDA's Not Approvable Letter Outlines Pathway to Potential Approval WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that it has received a not approvable letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which outlines a pathway to pote...

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Approval of Fospropofol Disodium Injection for Sedation

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America and its U.S. subsidiary, MGI PHARMA, INC., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee on Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs (ALSDAC) has voted 6 to 3 in favor (with one absten...

QRxPharma Initiates Comparative Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Study for MoxDuo(TM) IV Pain Therapy

...venous formulation will demonstrate similar benefits as seen with orally administered MoxDuo(TM) IR," said Dr. Holaday. "Specifically, the absence of sedation as well as reduced nausea and vomiting may permit accelerated patient recovery while providing superior pain relief. This will enable physical therap...

Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled

...n safely breathe room air without supplemental oxygen when getting propofol sedation if they have brain monitoring, says Dr. Barry Friedberg, developer of PK an...n safely breathe room air without supplemental oxygen when getting propofol sedation if they have brain monitoring, says Dr. Barry Friedberg, developer of PK a...

OncoGenex Receives Confirmation from FDA on the Design of a Second Phase 3 Trial Evaluating OGX-011 for the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

...tatic prostate cancer generally require narcotic medications that are dosed to provide maximum pain relief; however, unacceptable side effects such as sedation and severe constipation remain dose-limiting. Because of this, patients frequently continue to suffer from pain despite 'optimally dosed' narcotics," ...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Reports Positive Final Results of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

... and the treatment of bipolar disorders. ITI-007 has a low propensity to interact with receptors that mediate deleterious cardiovascular events, sedation and rapid and significant weight gain. The present data show that ITI-007 is sleep promoting without having sedative properties and should not e...

Phase 3 Data Demonstrate Efficacy and Tolerability of Paliperidone Palmitate, an Investigational Long-Acting Therapy for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

...cebo group were injection site pain (placebo, 3.7% vs 7.6% with paliperidone palmitate), dizziness (placebo 1.2% vs 2.5% with paliperidone palmitate), sedation (placebo 0.6% vs 2.3% with paliperidone palmitate), pain in extremity (placebo 0% vs 1.6% with paliperidone palmitate) and myalgia (placebo 0% vs 1.0%...

New Clinical Studies Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) Annual Meeting Show Masimo Technologies Provide Advanced Clinical Intelligence

...rs for Masimo Patient SafetyNet system-monitored patients. Researchers concluded that, "the system supported the early identification of patients with sedation or analgesia-induced respiratory depression," as well as the "early recognition of other patterns of deterioration, including: poor heart rate control...

Clinical Study of Intermezzo(R) for the Treatment of Middle of the Night Awakening Published in SLEEP

...ive that can be taken only when it is really needed at the time of an awakening, and which provides rapid return to sleep without the risk of residual sedation the following morning." Glenn A. Oclassen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Transcept, remarked, "We congratulate Dr. Roth and his colleague...

Alexza Reports 2008 First Quarter Financial Results and Updates Development of Product Candidates

...ax) of 1.6 minutes. Zaleplon exposure was dose proportional across the 4 doses studied, as calculated by power analysis. Pharmacodynamics, measured as sedation self-assessed on a 100 mm visual-analog scale, showed onset of effect as early as 2 minutes after dosing with AZ-007. There were no serious adverse ev...
Sedation in Biological Definition

Barbiturate

...urates are drugs that acts as central nervous system (CNS) depressants , and by virtue of this they produce a wide spectrum of effects, from mild sedation to anesthesia . Some also are used as anticonvulsants . Barbiturates are derivatives of barbituric acid. Contents showTocToggle("show",...
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