Moderate Procedural Sedation and Analgesia - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323597692

Moderate Procedural Sedation and Analgesia

1st Edition

A Question and Answer Approach

Authors: Michael Kost
Paperback ISBN: 9780323597692
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st April 2019

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Introducing the definitive resource designed for practitioners working in the rapidly expanding area of moderate procedural sedation and analgesia clinical practice. Moderate Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Question and Answer Approach focuses on the preprocedural, procedural, and postprocedural care of the moderately sedated patient in a variety of settings. This comprehensive text is designed to provide all the content and tools nurses and other clinicians need to demonstrate competency in moderate sedation and analgesia. Additionally, this user-friendly text is written by well-known anesthesia expert, Michael Kost and recommended by standards of practice from the ANA, AORN, American Academy of Pediatrics, and TJC’s Sample Policies & Procedures.

Key Features

  • New clinically focused text ensures clinicians involved in the administration and management of patients receiving moderate sedation have access to the most up-to-date information.
  • Strong safety focus throughout the book explains how technology and clinician practice can improve sedation administration.
  • Chapters organized in clinical problem/question plus answer format help you easily comprehend material.
  • Follows the latest TJC Sedation/Anesthesia Guidelines ensuring you are ready for medication administration in clinical practice.
  • Pediatrics and Geriatrics chapters cover specific sedation practice recommendations that address the substantive clinical practice challenges associated with these patient populations.
  • Pharmacologic profiles of medications detail their use in the moderate sedation practice setting.

Table of Contents

1. Scope of Practice, Legal and Regulatory Considerations for the Sedation Provider
2. Presedation Assessment and Patient Selection
3. Basic Pharmacologic Concepts for Sedation Clinical Practice
4. Pharmacology of Moderate Procedural Sedation and Analgesic Agents & Techniques of Administration
5. Sedation-Analgesia Pharmacologic Profile
6. Verbal and Non-Verbal Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Enhance Pharmacologic Sedation
7. Airway Management Strategies for the Sedation Provider
8. Sedation Monitoring Modalities
9. Intravenous Insertion Techniques and Procedural Fluid Selection
10. Sedation Considerations for the Geriatric Patient
11. Sedation Considerations for the Pediatric Patient
12. Post-Sedation Patient Care
13. Simulation Strategies to Advance Patient Safety in the Sedation Setting Risk Management Strategies
14. Care of the Moderate Procedural Sedation and Analgesia Patient: Unfolding Clinical Case Study



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About the Author

Michael Kost

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Frank J. Tornetta School of Anesthesia at Montgomery Hospital, Norristown, PA; Assistant Professor, La Salle University School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA; President, Specialty Health Education, Inc., Blue Bell, PA