The role of Sufentanil in intensive care unit

Submitted: 20 February 2023
Accepted: 25 April 2023
Published: 16 May 2023
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  • Andrea Sica andrea.sica@auslromagna.it Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, AUSL Romagna, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy.
  • Daniele Bellantonio Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, AUSL Romagna, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy.
  • Luca Gobbi Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, AUSL Romagna, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy.
  • Alessandro Oliva Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, AUSL Romagna, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy.
  • Alessio Cittadini Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, AUSL Romagna, Bufalini Hospital, Cesena, Italy.

Dear Editor,

The problem of analgosedation in Intensive Care Units is as old as the Intensive Care Unit itself, but it is only in recent years that the importance of the "fifth vital parameter" in terms of association has been recognized not only as immediate complications such as agitation and delirium but also in the long term with post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain, and reduced quality of life after discharge, so much so as to recognize the need to adopt pain and agitation control scales even in non-communicating patients or patients with altered mental status.1[...]

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Sica, A., Bellantonio, D., Gobbi, L., Oliva, A., & Cittadini, A. (2023). The role of Sufentanil in intensive care unit. Acute Care Medicine Surgery and Anesthesia, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/amsa.2023.3