Efficacy of Bispectral Monitoring as an Adjunct to Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for Colonoscopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

@article{Drake2006EfficacyOB,
  title={Efficacy of Bispectral Monitoring as an Adjunct to Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for Colonoscopy: A Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Luke M Drake and Shawn C. Chen and Douglas K. Rex},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={101},
  pages={2003-2007}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Bispectral (BIS) monitoring provides an objective, non-invasive measure of the level of consciousness in sedated patients. BIS has been shown to lag behind the level of sedation during induction and emergence of sedation with propofol. In this study, we sought to determine whether BIS is a useful adjunctive maneuver to registered nurse-administered propofol sedation (NAPS) as measured by reductions in recovery time and doses of propofol administered.METHODS:A randomized… CONTINUE READING

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