Registered nurse-administered propofol sedation for endoscopy

Christine A. Overley, Douglas 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
Pages (from-to)75-77
Number of pages3
JournalTechniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2004

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Registered nurse-administered propofol sedation for endoscopy. / Overley, Christine A.; Rex, Douglas.

In: Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Vol. 6, No. 2, 04.2004, p. 75-77.

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Overley, Christine A. ; Rex, Douglas. / Registered nurse-administered propofol sedation for endoscopy. In: Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2004 ; Vol. 6, No. 2. pp. 75-77.
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