Episode 104.0 – Procedural Sedation and Analgesia

This week we dive into the various common agents used in procedural sedation and analgesia in the ED.

July 3rd, 2017 Download 2 Comments Tags: , , ,


  • Jo Tillett says:

    Great podcast as always. In the U.K. The use of etomidate has dramatically reduced as a result of concerns regarding steroid axis suppression. What are your thoughts on this?

    • Anand Swaminathan, MD says:

      Jo – bottom line is that no study has demonstrated a harm in a patient centered outcome. I think there are some blogs reviewing this that I’ll try to locate. In the absence of a patient centered downside, I’ll keep using it.
      In terms of PSA specifically, I’m not worried about this lab abnormality at all.

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