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Dexmedetomidine for Sedation in the Parturient With Respiratory Failure Requiring Noninvasive Ventilation: A Case Report.
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PMID:  22709960     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Dexmedetomidine is a selective alpha-2 receptor agonist that possesses both sedative and analgesic properties with minimal respiratory depression. We report the successful administration of dexmedetomidine on a 16 year-old primigravida woman that allowed the patient to tolerate application of bilevel positive airway pressure ventilation in treatment of acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.
Melissa Duan; Jarone Lee; Edward A Bittner
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Respiratory care     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0020-1324     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
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Created Date:  2012-6-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7510357     Medline TA:  Respir Care     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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