Procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) is a core competency for emergency physicians (EP) that is commonly practiced.1-4 PSA entails suppressing a patient’s level of consciousness with sedative or dissociative agents to alleviate pain, anxiety, and suffering to enhance medical procedure performance and patient experience (Table 22.1).1,5.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The Emergency Medicine Trauma Handbook|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Number of pages||12|
|State||Published - Aug 23 2019|
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