Dexmedetomidine: Clinical advantages and practical applications

earn the advantages and disadvantages of using dexmedetomidine, with the chance to contribute to a discussion with an expert panel on where pain fits in this continuum of use.




Dexmedetomidine has recently been adopted by the UK anaesthesia and intensive care communities following an extensive history of use in veterinary medicine. This evening meeting will provide a synopsis of its clinical utility and information regarding practical applications in different patient cohorts, in relation to both anaesthesia and critical care. An expert panel will discuss potential advantages and disadvantages and where pain fits in this continuum of use will be addressed. To contribute to this discussion book your place today.   


  • Understand the relevance of dexmedetomidine to contemporary practice, in anaesthesia and critical care
  • Know about the use of dexmedetomidine for sedation in the intensive care unit and elsewhere
  • Understand the role of dexmedetomidine as an analgesic agent

who should attend?

A broad demographic of anaesthetists, intensive care clinicians, specialist veterinary surgeons and those with an interest in pain medicine.

* Following registration you will be contacted appropriately by email with; your booking confirmation, feedback survey and attendance certificate. For full details of the RSM privacy policy, click here

Need more information? Please contact RSM Pain Section

Course/Conference | Posted 30th November 2017
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