Definitions

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  • adj. Not sedated.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sedated

Examples

  • The so-called unsedated colonoscopy is a nearly secret option.

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

  • They had both stayed with Billy the night before, and although he was plagued with nightmares so powerful that twice Doug had to wake him up, he was unsedated, and in the morning he was lucid and cognizant of what was going on.

    Baby Games

  • If you've made it this far, then treat yourself to a Tom Waits song as a parting gift, my kiss goodbye after a long, hellish, mostly sleepless week that included an unsedated trip to an oral surgeon (consultation on how much his brand of torture will cost).

    Those Numbered Days

  • At the meeting, Dr. White argued that unsedated colonoscopy should become the new standard in the U.S.

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

  • One of those to launch the push for unsedated colonoscopy was Joseph G. White, a gastroenterologist at Scott & White Healthcare, a hospital and clinic in Temple, Texas.

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

  • He's had two unsedated colonoscopies himself -- mainly because he couldn't afford to miss a full day of work -- but thinks that only a minority of people, mostly busy, educated professionals, will want to do the same.

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

  • One of the nurses had undergone a colonoscopy unsedated, and told me it wasn't too bad once the instrument negotiated the first turn.

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

  • In data presented at the 2000 meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, he found that 72% of a test group of 158 patients chose unsedated colonoscopy when it was offered.

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

  • In a study published in 2004 in the Southern Medical Journal, researchers argued that the mere thought of unsedated endoscopic procedures, including colonoscopy, "sends waves of chills down patients 'spines."

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

  • Moreover, doctors fear that unsedated colonoscopies would result in unpleasant experiences.

    'Take a Deep Breath...'

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