deep sedation


deep sedation

noun

Definition of DEEP SEDATION

: an induced state of sedation characterized by depressed consciousness such that the patient is unable to continuously and independently maintain a patent airway and experiences a partial loss of protective reflexes and ability to respond to verbal commands or physical stimulation—compare conscious sedation

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