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2020 Feb

Heart Lung Circ



Sedation and Analgesia for Cardiac Catheterisation and Coronary Intervention.


Whitehead NJ, Clark AL, Williams TD, Collins NJ, Boyle AJ
Heart Lung Circ. 2020 Feb; 29(2):169-177.
PMID: 31601511.


While cardiac catheterisation is typically well tolerated, discomfort and anxiety are commonplace. Sedation using anxiolytic and analgesic medications has the potential to ameliorate such symptoms, however, is variably employed, with lack of standardised regimens and limited evidence.