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- ‘She remained arousable, and her hyperventilation gradually resolved within 1 week, enabling complete withdrawal of all respiratory suppressants.’
- ‘Use of lower doses may facilitate a patient being more arousable, but may provide less consistent sedation and a greater chance for movement during selected procedures.’
- ‘Physical examination revealed a febrile, obtunded female, arousable to painful stimuli with no Babinski or Hoffmann signs.’
- ‘On examination, the thin young man is briefly arousable to deep pain.’
- ‘First excess sedation may be a problem if too large a dose is used, thereby resulting in the patient being less arousable.’
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