A survey: conscious sedation with epidural and zygapophyseal injections: is it necessary?

@article{Cucuzzella2006ASC,
  title={A survey: conscious sedation with epidural and zygapophyseal injections: is it necessary?},
  author={Tony R Cucuzzella and Elva G Delport and Nancy Kim and Julie K Marley and Christine M Pruitt and Anton G Delport},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={364-9}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Substantial variation exists regarding the use of sedation before interventional spine techniques. Patient preference should play an important role in decision making regarding the need for sedation. However, little is known about patients' anxiety levels before spinal injections and their perceptions about the necessity of sedation. PURPOSE To determine patient perception for need for sedation before epidural steroid injections and zygapophyseal joint injections. STUDY… CONTINUE READING

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