Appropriate Monitoring = Improved Outcomes + Decreased Costs
Even minor respiratory events during sedation have significant costs. Appropriate monitoring can improve outcomes for patients and reduce costs through early intervention that may prevent more serious complications.1
Click here to download a free infographic on costs and prevention of adverse events during sedation and click here to review a procedural sedation meta-analysis on respiratory adverse events and costs.
TOPIC: Respiratory Compromise
1. Saunders R, Struys M, Pollock RF, Mestek M, Lightdale JR. Patient safety during procedural sedation using capnography monitoring: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ open. 2017;7(6):e013402. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/6/e013402
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