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Effect of a Dexmedetomidine Infusion on Perioperative Opioid Requirements among Bariatric Surgery Patients: A Retrospective Analysis (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2020-06-01)Obesity decreases oxygen reserve and increases sensitivity to opioids and risk for opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD). Dexmedetomidine, an alpha-2 agonist, presents a promising solution to prevent OIRD. ...