March 22, 2024

Procedural sedation analgesia considerations for ASC leaders

The promise of quicker recovery and fewer complications from sedation, anesthesia, and pain management have drawn clinicians and patients alike to procedures performed in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and other outpatient settings. However, sedation, anesthesia, and analgesia add their own risks to those of the procedure itself. Understanding the latest methods and medications in procedural sedation analgesia (PSA) is critical to providing safe and effective care before, during, and after surgical procedures.

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