Weaning Dexmedetomidine in Non-ICU Areas: An Implementation Effort

CONCLUSIONS: Weaning dexmedetomidine in non-ICU areas is feasible and can be accomplished safely even among pediatric patients at high risk for withdrawal using standardized weaning guidelines. At our institution, implementation was associated with reduced ICU length of stay for patients recovering from critical illness.
Source: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Category: Pediatrics Tags: Clinical Investigation Source Type: research