Pharmacoeconomic assessment of propofol 2% used for prolonged sedation.

  title={Pharmacoeconomic assessment of propofol 2% used for prolonged sedation.},
  author={R Barrientos-Vega and M M S{\'a}nchez-Soria and C Morales-Garcia and Rafael Cuena-Boy and M Castellano-Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={29 2},
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that the use of propofol 2% is comparable to propofol 1% in effectiveness and in the wake-up time used for prolonged sedation. DESIGN Open-label, case cohort study with a cohort of historical controls, phase IV clinical trial. SETTING Medical and surgical intensive care unit (ICU) in a community hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-one consecutive patients (medical, surgical, and trauma) admitted to our ICU requiring mechanical ventilation for >24 hrs. METHODS All patients… CONTINUE READING


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