Dexmedetomidine for sedation in intensive care. Literature review and clinical experience

Authors

  • Dmytro Dmytriiev Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Highly Specialized Endocrinology Center
  • Dmytro Bortnik Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Highly Specialized Endocrinology Center
  • Y Rudnitsky Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Highly Specialized Endocrinology Center
  • S Heranin Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Highly Specialized Endocrinology Center
  • N Korenchuk Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Highly Specialized Endocrinology Center

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31636/prmd.v3i1.6

Keywords:

dexmedetomidine, sedation, pain, intensive care, sleep, delirium

Abstract

Dexmedetomidine is a fairly new and promising drug for use in intensive care and surgery. Due to the fact that it is an agonist of alpha-2-adrenoceptors, dexmedetomidine has an analgesic, sedative effect and affects hemodynamic parameters. Due to the fact that dexmedetomedin does not have the ability to suppress respiration, it is used in patients with respiratory disorders. Dexmedetomidine has minimal side effects and a wide range of uses.

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2020-06-01

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Dmytriiev D, Bortnik D, Rudnitsky Y, Heranin S, Korenchuk N. Dexmedetomidine for sedation in intensive care. Literature review and clinical experience. prmd [Internet]. 2020Jun.1 [cited 2020Aug.14];3(1):33-9. Available from: https://perioperative.org.ua/index.php/prtmdc/article/view/44

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