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Dexmedetomidine in prevention and treatment of postoperative and intensive care unit delirium: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background

To determine the preventive and therapeutic effect of dexmedetomidine on intensive care unit (ICU) delirium.

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The literature search using PubMed and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials was performed (August 1, 2018) to detect all randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of adult ICU patients receiving dexmedetomidine. Articles were included if they assessed the influence of dexmedetomidine compared to a sedative agent on incidence of IC...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Open
Journal:
Annals of Intensive Care More from this journal
Publication date:
2018-09-20
Acceptance date:
2018-09-06
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2110-5820
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Pubs id:
pubs:920455
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uuid:2897e6b7-fecd-46f0-bb01-83c31fe9c74d
Local pid:
pubs:920455
Source identifiers:
920455
Deposit date:
2018-09-20

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