Moderate Procedural
February 28, 2023

Practice Guidelines for Moderate Procedural Sedation

Moderate procedural sedation is a depressed level of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal commands and light tactile stimulation. Their airway reflexes, spontaneous ventilation and cardiovascular function are usually maintained without interventions. This depth of sedation is usually used for procedures that require muscular relaxation with minimal patient recoil (e.g. hip relocation). Anaesthetic […]

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