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Hospital shooting suspect charged with murder

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (AP) – A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder. 107 more words

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The Benj is Back!

I am thoroughly and absolutely delighted to tell you all that Benjamin the gorgeous old gerbil pulled through his sedation and is back home recovering! 109 more words

Dentist in Scranton PA: Sedation for Redheads No Different from Others

Will redheads need more sedation from a dentist in Scranton, PA or Dallas, PA?

If some reports are to be believed, yes they will. A few studies have indicated that, thanks to their melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) gene, redheads require 20 percent more sedative than normal. 54 more words

Our Buddy Benjamin

So soon after losing adorable gerbil Jaq we have another calamity. Old man Benjamin is at the vet with what we think is a mouth abscess. 53 more words

Positive sedation

As long as others have less than me
I shouldn’t think about wrongs in my community.
I should just be grateful for what I have… 219 more words


Remimazolam. Future sedative

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(yes it’s a cross between remifentanyl and midazolam). It’s a GABA-alpha agonist (midazolam) with the pharmocokinetic properties of remifentanyl. It metabolizes independent of the liver or kidneys and wears off in 7-8 minutes. 24 more words

New Research



From the NEJM Critical Care review series: Sedation and Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:444-454

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