An Initial Investigation of Bispectral Monitoring as an Adjunct to Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for Colonoscopy

@article{Chen2004AnII,
  title={An Initial Investigation of Bispectral Monitoring as an Adjunct to Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for Colonoscopy},
  author={Shawn C. Chen and Douglas K. Rex},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={99},
  pages={1081-1086}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Bispectral (BIS) monitoring has been used to evaluate depth of sedation in intensive care and surgical patients. We sought to explore its utility as a monitoring device for nurse-administered propofol sedation (NAPS) during colonoscopy.METHODS:Fifty consecutive patients (ASA I or II) receiving NAPS for outpatient colonoscopy were… CONTINUE READING