Pratik Pandharipande

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Sedation in the ICU

Sedation and Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit Sedation, analgesia, pain, anxiety, delirium, ICU psychosis Introduction: sedation and delirium in critically ill patients Sedation and analgesia are administered to critically ill patients to provide comfort and ensure safety, because unrelieved or unrecognized pain and anxiety contribute to patient distress, evoke the stress response, complicate the…

Acute visual disturbance

Acute Visual Disturbances in the Perioperative Setting 1. Description of the problem Diagnosis of medical conditions in the ICU can be challenging. The focus often is on individual organ systems and the measurement of many different organ-specific indices. While many organ functions are easily measurable, this does not apply to the organs of the sensory…

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