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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:178 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #778
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Procedural sedation with propofol vs. midazolam/ketamine for painful manipulation in ER

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OrthoEvidence. Procedural sedation with propofol vs. midazolam/ketamine for painful manipulation in ER. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):178. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/778

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Procedural Sedation with Propofol for Painful Orthopaedic Manipulation in the Emergency Department Expedites Patient Management Compared with a Midazolam/Ketamine Regimen

J Bone and Joint Surg Am; 2011; 93: 2255-2252

Contributing Authors: Ofir Uri Eyal Behrbalk Amir Haim Ehud Kaufman Pinchas Halpern

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Sixty adults with orthopaedic injuries requiring painful manipulation were randomized to receive either propofol or midazolam/ketamine. Results indicated that the average recovery time and total sedation time were significantly shorter in patients who received propofol in comparison to those who received midazolam/ketamine. Patients in the propofol group had higher rates of adverse events; however...

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