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Early sedation use in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients: when less is really more

Overview of attention for article published in Critical Care, November 2014
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Title
Early sedation use in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients: when less is really more
Published in
Critical Care, November 2014
DOI 10.1186/s13054-014-0600-3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Christie M Lee, Sangeeta Mehta

Abstract

Over the last 10 years, there has been an explosion of literature surrounding sedation management for critically ill patients. The clinical target has moved away from an unconscious and immobile patient toward a goal of light or no sedation and early mobility. The move away from terms such as 'sedation' toward more patient-centered and symptom-based control of pain, anxiety, and agitation makes the management of critically ill patients more individualized and dynamic. Over-sedation has been associated with negative ICU outcomes, including longer durations of mechanical ventilation and lengths of stay, but few studies have been able to associate deep sedation with increased mortality.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 3%
Italy 1 3%
Unknown 33 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 9 26%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 11%
Researcher 3 9%
Other 2 6%
Other 4 11%
Unknown 7 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 15 43%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 17%
Social Sciences 2 6%
Psychology 1 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 3%
Other 2 6%
Unknown 8 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 September 2015.
All research outputs
#5,595,721
of 21,321,610 outputs
Outputs from Critical Care
#3,222
of 5,800 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#63,142
of 252,380 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Critical Care
#103
of 216 outputs
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