Patient-Controlled versus Nurse-Administered Sedation With Propofol During Colonoscopy. A Prospective Randomized Trial

@article{Heuss2004PatientControlledVN,
  title={Patient-Controlled versus Nurse-Administered Sedation With Propofol During Colonoscopy. A Prospective Randomized Trial},
  author={Ludwig Theodor Heuss and J{\"u}rgen Drewe and Patrizia Schnieper and Claudia B Tapparelli and Eric C. Pflimlin and Christoph Beglinger},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={99},
  pages={511-518}
}
OBJECTIVES:Patient-controlled sedation (PCS) with propofol, is well tolerated and reduces recovery time and staff required during endoscopic interventions. “Who” administers the drug proves economically crucial. With the aim of maintaining safety, medical quality, and patient satisfaction, this study investigates PCS versus nurse-administered propofol sedation (NAPS) in a cohort of consecutive patients.METHODS:One hundred and fourteen patients, aged 22–90 yr, undergoing only colonoscopy… CONTINUE READING
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