Is sedation by non-anaesthetists really safe?

Conway, Aaron (2014) Is sedation by non-anaesthetists really safe? British Journal of Anaesthesia, 112(3), pp. 583-584.

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Abstract

I read with great interest the editorial recently published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia that questioned whether sedation by non-anaesthetists is really safe. The authors noted their ‘grave concerns’ about the emerging practice of non-anaesthetist administered propofol (NAAP) during electrophysiology procedures. I offer the following insights into this issue.

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ID Code: 67496
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: sedation, cardiac, propofol, nursing
DOI: 10.1093/bja/aeu033
ISSN: 0007-0912
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE AND HAEMATOLOGY (110200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Oxford University Press
Deposited On: 18 Feb 2014 23:24
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2015 02:15

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