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Vaccine clinics turned my brother away because he would require sedation or a physical hold to tolerate a needle being stuck in his arm.

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Still worse, he writes, is the role sedation plays in decisions surrounding life support.

When it comes to ordering heavy sedation, Ely writes, he is as guilty as any of his peers.

I’d like to believe she read it and that she went into sedation knowing what she meant to me.

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In healthy people, we found that VTA function was restored after withdrawal of sedation.

Palliative sedation would have relieved her pain, it is true.

After being shot in the head, Rep. Giffords is under sedation and responding to simple commands.

There are benzodiazapine receptors in the brain, but those are the kinds that are sought out for sedation, not sexual excitement.

The doctor had continually attempted to get her to take some form of sedation.

The edge of his jaw is ringed with a black, tarry substance that grows more viscous the longer Rip is under sedation.

Kelly reached into a coverall pocket and produced another sedation hypo.

Later we can call a doctor over from the hospital to put them under sedation before they're taken out.

Workers for the lunar mines could make the trip under heavy sedation.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sedation, such as: balance, calmness, composure, constraint, coolness, and dispassionateness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.