Myoclonus associated with etomidate for ED procedural sedation and analgesia.

@article{Keulen2003MyoclonusAW,
  title={Myoclonus associated with etomidate for ED procedural sedation and analgesia.},
  author={Scott G Van Keulen and John H. Burton},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={556-8}
}
We report 3 cases of myoclonus associated with etomidate during ED procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA). EPs should be familiar with myoclonus associated with etomidate. Clinicians using this drug for PSA should be prepared to offer the brief period of support, and occasionally, respiratory assistance, required when etomidate-associated myoclonus is… CONTINUE READING