CAN WE MODIFY EXISTING AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY TO RELIABLY AND SAFELY MONITOR RESPIRATION IN PATIENTS SEDATED WITH PROPOFOL?
- Impact of Type of Anesthesia on Efficacy of Medstone STS Lithotripter. Courtney Lee; Derek Weiland; Igor Ryndin; Roland Ugarte; Manoj Monga // Journal of Endourology;Sep2007, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p957
Purpose To evaluate the impact of the type of anesthesia on treatment efficacy, using a comparison of general anesthesia (GEN) and monitored anesthesia care with intravenous sedation (MAC), for patients undergoing extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) on the Medstone STS...
- Capnography's heightened role. Carroll, Patricia // RN;Oct2002, Vol. 65 Issue 10, p54
Discusses the potential of capnography to improve patient safety by offering the earliest possible detection of hypoventilation during sedation. Levels of sedation; Explanation of how capnography works; Proper interpretation of capnograms. INSET: Know your duties in procedural sedation..
- The new era of pretracheal/precordial stethoscopes. Martinez, Mario J.; Siegelman, Louis // Pediatric Dentistry;Nov/Dec1999, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p455
The article discusses the use and effectiveness of precordial/pretracheal stethoscope on sedated pediatric dental patients. It states that the precordial/pretracheal stethoscope is playing a vital role in the safe use of sedative agents in pediatric dental setting. It notes that the ability of...
- Capnography Monitoring: A Noninvasive Alternative. Provencher, Michael T.; Nuccio, Paul F. // RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners;Aug2010, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p8
The article offers information on oximetry or capnography monitoring which is a noninvasive patient monitoring technique. It relates that anesthesiologists have first applied the technique in the U.S. in 1970s to manage patients who were under general anesthesia. It discusses the application of...
- Capnographic monitoring of ventilatory status during moderate (conscious) sedation. Koniaris, L.G.; Wilson, S.; Drugas, G.; Simmons, W. // Surgical Endoscopy;Aug2003, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p1261
Background:Moderate (conscious) sedation is required to perform endoscopic procedures. Capnography provides a means for continuous, real-time monitoring of ventilation and may also decrease the incidence of oversedation.Methods:A retrospective examination of all endoscopic procedures performed...
- Pediatric Sedation: A Global Challenge. Gozal, David; Mason, Keira P. // International Journal of Pediatrics;2010, p1
Pediatric sedation is a challenge which spans all continents and has grown to encompass specialties outside of anesthesia, radiology and emergency medicine. All sedatives are not universally available and local and national regulations often limit the sedation practice to specific agents and...
- Capnographic monitoring of ventilatory status during moderate (conscious) sedation. Koniaris, L.G.; Wilson, S.; Drugas, G.; Simmons, W. // Surgical Endoscopy;Aug2003, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p1340
Presents a correction to the article "Capnographic Monitoring of Ventilatory Status During Moderate (Conscious) Sedation," by L.G. Koniaris and colleagues, published in the September 2003 issue of the periodical "Surgical Endoscopy".
- Sedation: it is better to be safe than sorry. Kakazu, C. Z.; Lippmann, M. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Mar2014, Vol. 112 Issue 3, p586
No abstract available.
- Review of Conscious Sedation. Neyman, Gregory P. // Internet Journal of Anesthesiology;2006, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p10
Conscious sedation can be a very valuable tool in the armamentarium of the physician practicing in the emergency setting. Several studies have shown that it is (probably) underutilized. When asked why, the most common response was "lack of training (for both the physician and other personnel)."...