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Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Aug;50(2):182-7, 187.e1. Epub 2007 Feb 23.

Clinical practice advisory: Emergency department procedural sedation with propofol.

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Department of Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA.


We present an evidence-based clinical practice advisory for the administration of propofol for emergency department procedural sedation. We critically discuss indications, contraindications, personnel and monitoring requirements, dosing, coadministered medications, and patient recovery from propofol. Future research questions are considered.

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