Search Tag: clonidine

ICU Management

Clonidine for Sedation in the Critically Ill

2017 05 Apr

According to a systematic review and meta-analysis, there is insufficient data to support the routine use of clonidine as a sedative in the mechanically ventilated population. See Also: Towards Safer Ventilation in Critically ill Patients without ARDS Patients who are critically ill and on invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) often require sedation... Read more

ICU Management

Aspirin Use In Surgery Does Not Reduce Kidney Infection

2014 17 Nov

According to a new study, neither aspirin nor clonidine reduce the risk of acute kidney injury when used in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. The study has been published in JAMA and will be presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s Annual Kidney Week meeting.   Approximately 10 percent of the 200 million adults undergoing major non-cardiac... Read more