RoshQuiz Answer 1.2

Published: December 18, 2016  |  Read more

According to Godwin et al., during procedural sedation and analgesia, a nurse or other qualified individual should be present for continuous monitoring of the patient, in addition to the provider performing the procedure.

RoshQuiz Q1.2

Published: December 17, 2016  |  Read more

Question: In patients undergoing procedural sedation and analgesia in the emergency department, what is the minimum number of personnel necessary to manage complications?

RoshQuiz Answer 1.1

Published: December 13, 2016  |  Read more

According to Godwin et al., do not delay procedural sedation in adults or pediatric patients in the ED based on fasting time. No reduction in risk of emesis or aspiration has been shown with any fasting duration. This is a Level B recommendation.

RoshQuiz Question 1.1

Published: December 12, 2016  |  Read more

You are planning to perform procedural sedation to reduce a fracture. The patient’s last meal was 4 hours ago. How much additional time should you wait to perform the procedure?