Sedation for Colonoscopy

Lawrence B. Cohen, James Aisenberg

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationColonoscopy
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice, Second Edition
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405175999
StatePublished - 16 Sep 2009


  • Adjunctive agents and diphenhydramine
  • Balanced propofol sedation
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Opioid narcotics - potent analgesic but marginal sedative properties
  • Sedation and colonoscopy improvement and success
  • Sedation for colonoscopy
  • Sedation-related unplanned cardiopulmonary events
  • Staffing and colonoscopic sedation
  • Understanding sedation and analgesia
  • Unsedated colonoscopy

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