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Sedation and analgesia.

Authors
  • Berman, D
  • Graber, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1992
Volume
10
Issue
4
Pages
691–705
Identifiers
PMID: 1425398
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The control of pain and the alleviation of anxiety are integral components in the management of soft tissue injuries in the Emergency Department. Pharmacologic agents utilized for analgesia and sedation must possess properties favorable for emergency department use. This article reviews the pharmacologic approach to patients who require sedation and/or analgesia for the management of a soft tissue injury in the Emergency Department.

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