Sedation and regional anaesthesia in the adult patient.

@article{Hoehener2008SedationAR,
  title={Sedation and regional anaesthesia in the adult patient.},
  author={Daniel Hoehener and Stephan Blumenthal and Alain Borgeat},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2008},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={8-16}
}
This review discusses sedation for regional anaesthesia in the adult population. The first section deals with general aspects of sedation and shows that the majority of patients receiving sedation for regional anaesthesia are satisfied and would choose it again. Methods of assessing the level of sedation are discussed with emphasis on clinical measures. The pharmacology of the drugs involved in sedation is discussed, with propofol and remifentanil appearing to be the combination of choice for… CONTINUE READING

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