Articles in "Procedural Sedation"

Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in the ED

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) just published a new clinical policy on procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department, which revised the previous policy from 2005.1 Procedural sedation is extremely common in the ED and can be performed safely and improve the patient and provider experience during difficult procedures.