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Propofol versus midazolam/fentanyl for outpatient colonoscopy: administration by nurses supervised by endoscopists.

Authors
  • Ulmer, Brian J
  • Hansen, Jonathan J
  • Overley, Christine A
  • Symms, Michelle R
  • Chadalawada, Vidyasree
  • Liangpunsakul, Suthat
  • Strahl, Eloise
  • Mendel, April M
  • Rex, Douglas K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2003
Volume
1
Issue
6
Pages
425–432
Identifiers
PMID: 15017641
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Nurse-administered propofol resulted in several advantages for outpatient colonoscopy compared with midazolam plus fentanyl, but did not improve patient satisfaction.

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