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Acute illness is a risk factor for impaired respiratory function during nurse-administered procedural sedation and analgesia in the cardiac catheterization laboratory

Authors
  • Conway, Aaron
  • Rolley, John X.
  • Page, Karen
  • Fulbrook, Paul
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Source
Queensland University of Technology ePrints Archive
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Abstract

Impaired respiratory function (IRF) during procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) poses considerable risk to patient safety as it can lead to inadequate oxygenation and ventilation. Risk factors that can be screened prior to the procedure have not been identified for the cardiac catheterization laboratory (CCL).

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