Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
Safe, effective, timely, efficient, equitable, and patient-centred evidence-based care to patients requiring emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia in BC.
- Extraction of data in Early Analgesia Initiative Study
- Design of Prehospital Analgesia with Ketamine (PAIN-K) study; UBC Ethics and Health Canada approvals obtained
- Design, develop, and refine techniques, medication regimens, and monitoring strategies to improve the provision of emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia
- Improve the delivery of analgesia to ED patients using novel intranasal delivery systems and clinical algorithms
- Implement best practices for the provision of emergency department procedural sedation and analgesia that improve patient comfort, safety, and ED flow and efficiency
- Conduct comparison trials of analgesic and sedative agents
Part One discusses dosing, myths, pain control and procedural sedation (33:34).
Part Two discusses intubation, behavioural control, physiologic effects and other important info (34:49).