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BET 3 GENERAL ANAESTHESIA OR CONSCIOUS SEDATION FOR REDUCING A DISLOCATED HIP PROSTHESIS?
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    Propofol sedation in the ED is not always "conscious"

    Editor,

    Your recently published Best Evidence Topic (BET) report regarding the reduction of dislocated hip prosthesis outlines a comparison of general anaesthesia with “conscious sedation”.[1] However, of the four included papers one used methohexital with or without opioids to facilitate reduction, whilst another was a prospective cohort study of patients receiving intravenous morphine followed by propofol. In...

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