This section of The Dexmedetomidine Information Source will include updated information about dexmedetomidine including symposia, and other useful resources. Included below is a downloadable slide presentation on ICU sedation that was provided by Dr Michael Ramsay who developed the Ramsay sedation score. Please contact us at if you have additional suggestions or comments.
  New Article Summaries (07/04/02)
  Slides from The Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care symposium (10/11/01)
  Respiratory effects of dexmedetomidine in the surgical patient requiring intensive care (9/6/01)
  ICU sedation slides and the Ramsay sedation score
  Alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonists for Sedation and Analgesia
           Pekka O. Talke, MD
       Department of Anesthesia and
       Perioperative Medicine
       Chief of Neuroanesthesia
       University of California, San Francisco