CME/CE: Capnography Monitoring Reduces Respiratory Compromise During Procedural Sedation

CME/CE: Capnography Monitoring Reduces Respiratory Compromise During Procedural Sedation
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Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH

Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology
University of Massachusetts Memorial Children’s Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has no financial interests to disclose.

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Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH (click to view)

Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH

Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology
University of Massachusetts Memorial Children’s Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Jenifer Lightdale, MD, MPH, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that she has no financial interests to disclose.

A meta-analysis of 13 randomized controlled trials shows clear and consistent evidence of a decrease in respiratory compromise with capnography monitoring.
Readings & Resources (click to view)

Saunders R, Struys M, Pollock RF, Mestek M, Lightdale J. Patient safety during procedural sedation using capnography monitoring: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e013402. Available at http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/6/e013402.long.

Waugh J, Epps C, Khodneva Y. Capnography enhances surveillance of respiratory events during procedural sedation: a meta-analysis. J Clin Anesth. 2011;23:189-196.

Conway A, Douglas C, Sutherland J. A systematic review of capnography for sedation. Anaesthesia. 2016;71:450-454.

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