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Procedural sedation and recall in the emergency department: the relationship between depth of sedation and patient recall and satisfaction (a pilot study)
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    Conscious sedation in the Emergency Department

    We wish to comment on the study by Freeston et al (ref. 1) describing the relationship between depth of sedation, patient recall and satisfaction. As anaesthetists we feel that the need for conscious sedation is still being ignored. The doses and combinations of sedative and analgesic agents used in this study would raise concerns in our practice. In particular, one patient (number 17) described as being of ASA III physic...

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