Registered nurse-administered propofol sedation for endoscopy

Christine A. Overley, Douglas K. Rex

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Abstract

Recent evidence indicates that appropriately trained registered nurses can safely administer propofol under the supervision of an endoscopist. This review summarizes advantages and disadvantages of nurse-administered propofol sedation (NAPS), the process of developing a NAPS program, and issues regarding the administration of propofol for endoscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-77
Number of pages3
JournalTechniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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