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Nurse-administered propofol sedation for gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures: first Nordic results from implementation of a structured training program.

Authors
  • Slagelse, Charlotte
  • Vilmann, Peter
  • Hornslet, Pernille
  • Hammering, Anne
  • Mantoni, Teit
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2011
Volume
46
Issue
12
Pages
1503–1509
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/00365521.2011.619274
PMID: 22050137
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

NAPS provided by properly trained nurses according to the present protocol is safe and only associated with a minor risk (short lasting hypoxia 4.7%). National or international structured training programs are at present few or non-existing. The present training program has documented its value and is suggested as the basis for the current development of guidelines.

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