advertiser banner advertiser banner advertiser banner
Digital Issues

Archive >  November, 2006 VII, No. 11

This Just In

MedPAC to ASCs' rescue?

Sedation Safety
High Incidence of Airway Help Needed With Propofol
It may be time to treat propofol like a general anesthetic, according to a study presented at last month's American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting in Chicago. Researchers at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas found that 70 percent of colonoscopy patients sedated with propofol required airway interventions - and that each of these patients required at least two interventions during the procedure - suggesting that propofol may not produce mere sedation after all.

 
Have an account? Please sign in:
Email Address:
Password:
DID YOU SEE THIS?
Surface Disinfection

Don't Let Your Disinfectant Slow You Down

advertiser banner

Other Articles That May Interest You

Docs Take Complications to Heart

News & Notes

Former Business Manager Sues ASC, Corporate Partner Over Alleged Kickbacks

Whistleblower lawsuit awaits hearing on defendants' motion to dismiss.