The use of propofol for procedural sedation in emergency departments

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Abel Wakai,

    Corresponding author
    1. Division of Population Health Sciences (PHS), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Emergency Care Research Unit (ECRU), HRB Centre For Primary Care Research, Dublin 2, Ireland
    • Abel Wakai, Emergency Care Research Unit (ECRU), HRB Centre For Primary Care Research, Division of Population Health Sciences (PHS), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland. awakai@rcsi.ie. abelwakai@gmail.com.

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  • Paul Staunton,

    1. St. James's Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dublin, Ireland
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  • Fergal Cummins,

    1. St. James's Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dublin, Ireland
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  • Ronan O'Sullivan

    1. Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, National Children's Research Centre, Dublin, Ireland
    2. Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To identify and evaluate all randomized controlled trials comparing propofol to alternative drugs (benzodiazepines, barbiturates, etomidate, and ketamine) used in the ED setting for PS.

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