Robert R Borsheski

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Acute pain is a complex process involving activation of nociceptors, chemical mediators and inflammation. Medications can be used to target each of the key elements within the pain pathway and eliminate or reduce the sensation of pain. Pain management begins, when possible, prior to the tissue trauma and continues throughout the perioperative period. When(More)
Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed outside of the operating room can necessitate the administration of sedation by non-anesthesia trained personnel. Risks associated with procedural sedation can be decreased through proper patient evaluation and selection. Understanding sedative pharmacology, dosing and delivery, monitoring and airway rescue(More)
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