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Procedural sedation by non-anaesthesia staff is frequently required in children, yet even “safe” agents can be associated with serious adverse events.1 Professional societies and professional bodies have published sedation guidelines in a number of countries.2 However, no data exist about the characteristics of sedation practice from a hospital wide perspective. We set out to determine the spectrum and quality of procedural sedation performed by non-anaesthesia staff at a tertiary paediatric hospital.
All episodes of procedural sedation by non-anaesthesia staff outside intensive care units were prospectively tracked over three weeks in 2004 …
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