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The 10 Most Important Guidelines & Standards in Sedation Practice

Most Important Guidelines & Standards in Sedation Practice

The 10 Most Important Guidelines & Standards in Sedation Practice At SedateUK we provide a compliance solution to help professionals develop the skills & competencies and departments to implement the processes that are in line with safe sedation practice. We are often asked about guidelines and standards so we created this list for you! Safe…

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Airway Assessment: How do You Know it’s Safe to Sedate?

Airway assessment

Airway Assessment: How do You Know it’s Safe to Sedate? Airway assessment is one of the most important assessments prior to sedation. But there are so many factors affecting airway, that one simple test is not enough to guarantee safety. At SedateUK we talk about the mnemonic LEMON, a simple way of remembering all the aspects…

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Assessing the Level of Consciousness in Sedated Patients

Assessing the Level of Consciousness in Sedated Patients A number of scales are available for the assessment of the level of consciousness in patients undergoing procedural sedation. However, these do not accurately reflect the spectrum of depth of sedation observed in clinical practice. To address these problems we have developed a novel tool entitled Alertness…

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Sedation Complications and Adverse Events

Management of Complications with Sedation

How do you prevent and manage complications related to sedation. Check out our latest poster and downloaded it for free. You can also email us at enquiries@sedate-uk.com to receive the high resolution file to print and display in your clinical area completely free! [button link=”https://www.sedate-uk.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Complications-and-adverse-events.pdf” style=”download” color=”teal”]Download Poster[/button] Complications and adverse events  

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Capnography Outside The Operating Room

Capnography Outside The Operating Room Capnography has been part of standard monitoring when patients are under general anaesthetic in the operating room and has been mostly used by anaesthetists. But outside that environment, where anaesthetists don’t go often and nurses are usually in charge of administering drugs that affect consciousness and breathing, capnography hasn’t been used…

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