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conscious sedation


conscious sedation

noun

Definition of CONSCIOUS SEDATION

:  an induced state of sedation characterized by a minimally depressed consciousness such that the patient is able to continuously and independently maintain a patent airway, retain protective reflexes, and remain responsive to verbal commands and physical stimulation—compare deep sedation
March 01, 2015
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