Variation in the use of procedural sedation for incision and drainage of skin and soft tissue infection in pediatric emergency departments.


OBJECTIVES Little is known about procedural sedation use for anxiety and pain associated with skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) requiring incision and drainage (I&D). Our objectives were therefore (1) to characterize the use of procedural sedation use for SSTI I&D procedures in pediatric emergency departments (EDs), (2) to compare the frequency of… (More)
DOI: 10.1542/hpeds.2014-0115

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