"Conscious Sedation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal commands, either alone or accompanied by light tactile stimulation. No interventions are required to maintain a patent airway. (From: American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines)
- Conscious Sedation
- Sedation, Moderate
- Moderate Sedation
- Sedation, Conscious
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Conscious Sedation".
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