Procedural sedation in the emergency centre.

  title={Procedural sedation in the emergency centre.},
  author={Melanie Stander and Lee Alan Wallis},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={101 3},
BACKGROUND The performance of safe and effective procedural sedation in the emergency centre has become a core competency in emergency medicine internationally. However, in South Africa clear guidelines are lacking and this guideline attempts to set out the standard for the routine safe use of procedural sedation by clinical staff in emergency centres. METHOD The Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA) appointed a task group to analyse the international literature and guidelines… CONTINUE READING

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