Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for Upper Endoscopic Ultrasonography

  title={Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation for Upper Endoscopic Ultrasonography},
  author={Hala Fatima and John K Dewitt and Julia Kim Leblanc and Stuart T Sherman and Kathleen McGreevy and Thomas F. Imperiale},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
BACKGROUND:Limited data exist regarding the safety of nurse-administered propofol sedation (NAPS) for advanced endoscopy.AIMS:To evaluate the frequency of and the risk factors for complications associated with NAPS for upper endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).METHODS:Consecutive upper EUS examinations using NAPS were retrospectively identified. Clinical data and… CONTINUE READING