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by Stahl RJ

(Conscious Sedation; Monitored Anesthesia Care; MAC; Sedation, Conscious; Sedation, Moderate)

 

RESOURCES

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
http://www.aana.com

American Society of Anesthesiologists
http://www.asahq.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society
http://www.cas.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


American Society of Anesthesiologists. Distinguishing monitored anesthesia care (MAC) from moderate sedation/analgesia (conscious sedation). 2009;Oct 21.


Bayman E, Dexter F, et al. National incidence of use of monitored anesthesia care. Anesth Analg. 2011;113(1):165-169.


Furstein J, Patel M, et al. Use of dexmedetomidine for monitored anesthesia care for diskography in adolescents. AANA Journal. 2011;79(5):421-425.


Ghisi D, Fanelli A, et al. Monitored anesthesia care. Minerva Anestesiol. 2005;71(9):533-538.


Moderate (conscious) sedation FAQ. American College of Emergency Physicians website. Available at: http://www.acep.org/content.aspx?id=30480. Updated June 2014. Accessed August 20, 2014.


Monitored anesthesia care. Northeastern Anesthesia Services website. Available at: http://www.northeasternanesthesia.com/youranasthesia/care.php. Accessed August 20, 2014.


Thompson K. Chapter 47: Monitored anesthesia care. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill website. Available at: http://www.unc.edu/~rvp/old/RP%5FAnesthesia/Barash/Ch47%5FMAC.html. Accessed August 20, 2014.

 

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