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Emergency Sedation

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Ian Ferguson, Anthony Bell, Greg Treston, Lisa New, Mingshuang Ding, Anna Holdgate
STUDY OBJECTIVE: We determine whether emergency physician-provided deep sedation with 1:1 ketofol versus propofol results in fewer adverse respiratory events requiring physician intervention when used for procedural sedation and analgesia. METHODS: Consenting patients requiring deep sedation were randomized to receive either ketofol or propofol in a double-blind fashion according to a weight-based dosing schedule. The primary outcome was the occurrence of a respiratory adverse event (desaturation, apnea, or hypoventilation) requiring an intervention by the sedating physician...
July 22, 2016: Annals of Emergency Medicine
Mohammad Jalili, Maryam Bahreini, Amin Doosti-Irani, Rasoul Masoomi, Mona Arbab, Hadi Mirfazaelian
OBJECTIVE: This meta-analysis of trials was conducted to evaluate the analgesic and side effects of ketamine-propofol combination (ketofol) in comparison to propofol in procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA). METHODS: Medline, EMBASE, Scopus, CINHAL, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched for clinical trial. The administration complications were the key outcomes of interest. RESULT: Eighteen clinical trials that met our criteria were included in the analysis...
March 2016: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
M Fernanda Bellolio, Waqas I Gilani, Patricia Barrionuevo, M Hassan Murad, Patricia J Erwin, Joel R Anderson, James R Miner, Erik P Hess
OBJECTIVES: This was a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the incidence of adverse events in adults undergoing procedural sedation in the emergency department (ED). METHODS: Eight electronic databases were searched, including MEDLINE, EMBASE, EBSCO, CINAHL, CENTRAL, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Web of Science, and Scopus, from January 2005 through 2015. Randomized controlled trials and observational studies of adults undergoing procedural sedation in the ED that reported a priori selected outcomes and adverse events were included...
February 2016: Academic Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Justin W Yan, Shelley L McLeod, Alla Iansavitchene
OBJECTIVES: Propofol is an agent commonly used for procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) in the emergency department (ED), but it can cause respiratory depression and hypotension. The combination of ketamine-propofol (K-P) is an alternative that theoretically provides a reduction in adverse events compared to propofol. The primary objective of this review was to determine if K-P has a lower frequency of adverse respiratory events in patients undergoing PSA in the ED than propofol alone...
September 2015: Academic Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
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