Definition of sedation in English:
The administering of a sedative drug to produce a state of calm or sleep: he was distraught with grief and under sedation
More example sentences
- The nurse or anesthesia care provider may administer preoperative sedation at this time, if needed, to decrease anxiety.
- If the patient exhibits anxiety, medications for sedation also can be administered after the consent is signed.
- They kept me in a medical coma under sedation, so I have no recollection of that time.
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