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2021 Jun 16

Am J Emerg Med


Sedation – Effects of disorders of abuse on therapeutic efficacy (SEDATE): A retrospective cohort study.


Albala L, Loesche MA, Hayes BD, McEvoy DS, Filbin M, Dutta S, Eyre AJ
Am J Emerg Med. 2021 Jun 16; 49:294-299.
PMID: 34182272.


The impact of alcohol or opioid use disorders on medication dosing for procedural sedation in the emergency department (ED) is unclear, as most of the literature is from gastrointestinal endoscopy. Exploring how these patient factors affect sedative and analgesic medications may inform more nuanced sedation strategies in the emergency department.