Propofol Infusion Syndrome

Zaccheo, Melissa M.; Bucher, Donald H.
June 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2008, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p18
Academic Journal
The article presents information about propofol infusion syndrome (PRIS). The condition refers to an adverse drug event caused by excessive and long-term use of propofol, a short-acting intravenous sedative-hypnotic agent introduced in the U.S. in 1989. Features of the syndrome include severe metabolic acidosis, hyperkalemia and renal failure.


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