Intravenous Infusions for Sedation: Rationale, State of the Art, and Future Trends

  • Anthony R. AbsalomEmail author


When sedation outside of the operating room is required, possible routes of administration of sedative agents include the inhalational, oral, intranasal, intramuscular, and intravenous routes.


Blood Concentration Pharmacokinetic Model Initial Bolus Target Control Infusion Measured Blood Concentration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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