If you sit with your back to the wall while reading a murder mystery or check all the locks twice after seeing "Friday the 13th," it might be because you are a highly arousable
person-someone who tends to be distracted by noise and very bothered by changes in the weather.
There are empirical indications that introverts evidence greater sympathetic autonomic arousal than extraverts (Coles, Gale, & Kline, 1971; Geen, 1984; Sadler, Mefferd, & Houck, 1971), that introverts are more excitable or arousable
than extraverts in response to given levels of stimulation (Geen, 1984), and that the optimal level of stimulation needed to produce a preferred level of physiological arousal may be lower for introverts than for extraverts (Eysenck, 1967).
3 = Frequently drowsy, Unacceptable; do not administer opioid dose; arousable
, drifts notify prescriber for orders; suggest off during conversation administraion of a nonsedating, opioid-sparing nonopioid, such as acetaminophen or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; monitor respiratory status and sedation level closely until sedation level is <3 and respiratory status is satisfactory.
falciparum parasitemia level of 7% and a 2-day history of fever, myalgia, vomiting, and rapid deterioration of consciousness into an arousable
and found her to be arousable
and her vital signs to be stable.
He was markedly somnolent, arousable
only to painful stimulus.
Because of carbon dioxide narcosis, she was arousable
only to noxious stimuli (Ramsay scale = 5) (40).
Physical examination revealed a middle-aged man who was arousable
When dexmedetomidine is started at the end of the case, patients are sedated but remain arousable
and are able to cooperate when stimulated upon entry to the ICU.
On day 11, Ted was sleepy but arousable
, followed commands, and had tolerated daytime CPAP trials well.