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Table 2 Sedation Depth Scoring System. A higher score indicates a deeper sedation

From: Comparison of the effects of ketamine and fentanyl-midazolam-medetomidine for sedation of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Score Movement Palpebral reflex Jaw tone Withdrawal reflex
1 Whole body Blinking + others movement increased Normal
2 Limb/foot/Hand Blinking Normal Weakly
3 Facial Weak blinking Decreased Delayed
4 Twitching fingers Delayed blinking Minimal Only digits movements
5 No No No No