What equipment is needed to perform procedural sedation?

Updated: Sep 21, 2020
  • Author: Alma N Juels, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Note the following equipment and supplies [5] :

  • Oxygen
  • Suction

  • Airway management equipment

  • Reversal agents for opioids or benzodiazepines (eg, naloxone, flumazenil)

  • Resuscitation medications and equipment

  • Intravenous access (when intravenous sedation is administered and anytime more than very light sedation is planned)


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