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ACE Report #10737
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Propofol-fentanyl vs. propofol-ketamine in trauma patients for procedural sedation and analgesia

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Propofol-fentanyl versus propofol-ketamine for procedural sedation and analgesia in patients with trauma

Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Oct;36(10):1766-1770.

Contributing Authors: SM Hosseininejad H Amini Ahidashti F Bozorgi S Shafiee A Firouzian A Barzegarnejad AZ Kiasari BF Kerigh M Shafizad A Geraeeli

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136 trauma patients from the emergency room were randomized to receive either propofol-fentanyl or propofol-ketamine for procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA). Follow up was conducted at 5, 15, 30, and 120 minutes post PSA administration. The primary outcomes of the study were depth of sedation and pain score (VAS); secondary outcomes included blood pressure, heart rate, respiratory rate, O2 sa...

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