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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Ketamine is rapid, safe, and effective in treating hospitalized suicidal patients

Ketamine is rapid, safe, and effective in treating hospitalized suicidal patients

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking

Educational program on anticholinergic burden aims to improve health outcomes of older people

Educational program on anticholinergic burden aims to improve health outcomes of older people

Daily use of cannabidiol oil may shrink lung tumors

Daily use of cannabidiol oil may shrink lung tumors

New stimulation method provides effective and personalized pain relief without side effects

New stimulation method provides effective and personalized pain relief without side effects

Ketamine use on patients with excited delirium and cocaine intoxication increases intubation rate

Ketamine use on patients with excited delirium and cocaine intoxication increases intubation rate

Delirium is highly likely in patients hospitalized for severe COVID-19

Delirium is highly likely in patients hospitalized for severe COVID-19

Better communication and patient-centered psychiatric care are key to reducing absconding events

Better communication and patient-centered psychiatric care are key to reducing absconding events

Major UK study redefines care for critically ill children on ventilation

Major UK study redefines care for critically ill children on ventilation

Novel interactive VR system could make it easier for patients undertaking an MRI

Novel interactive VR system could make it easier for patients undertaking an MRI

New clinical guidelines to manage insomnia with intensive behavioral therapy

New clinical guidelines to manage insomnia with intensive behavioral therapy

Listening to music before going to bed can improve sleep quality among older adults

Listening to music before going to bed can improve sleep quality among older adults

Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Study shows how alcohol may affect the brain, offers potential treatments for alcohol misuse

Insomnia linked to more suicidal thoughts and disease severity in schizophrenia patients

Insomnia linked to more suicidal thoughts and disease severity in schizophrenia patients

Study: 94% of older adults prescribed fall-risk-increasing drugs

Study: 94% of older adults prescribed fall-risk-increasing drugs

Immunomodulatory drugs improve the success rate of cancer therapies

Immunomodulatory drugs improve the success rate of cancer therapies

Study shows safety and effectiveness of two recommended ICU sedatives

Study shows safety and effectiveness of two recommended ICU sedatives

COVID-19 ICU patients found to have higher burden of delirium and coma

COVID-19 ICU patients found to have higher burden of delirium and coma

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Mastectomy and reconstructive surgery may increase risk of becoming persistent drug users

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients

Z-drugs can increase risk of falls, fractures, and stroke in dementia patients