Winter’s Wrap 20.09.2017 – Procedural sedation, intubation, endocrine emergencies, pharmacy

Procedural Sedation

Check the Western Health Policy on procedural sedation for revision

Chose the ideal cocktail for this patient and this procedure

Titrate dose to the patient and duration of sedation – remember they may slip into general anaesthesia without the painful stimulus

Note changes in ETCO2 waveform and absolute value

Use a checklist and document


Intubation Checklist

Dr Chandimar Surangi


Endocrine Emergencies

Dr Su Pham


The IRCMAC and legal prescribing

Pharmacist Jo Edwards

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