St. Louis children's hospital - no sedation.
Sri S Chinta
On Monday, May 12, 2014, Gill Winnik <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In Maimonides reduction by enema is done without sedation, I guess that
> this is a historical process , from the time that sedation in the pediatric
> ER was not common.
> There is also a staffing issue of taking an attending out of the ER for a
> long time since the expectation will be that we and not anesthesia will do
> GIORA Winnik MD
> Maimonides Brooklyn NY
> Sent from my iPad
> > Hi,
> > I am trying to find out what is the common practice in the big world...
> > Here in Israel, when a child is diagnosed with an intussusception he
> will go to the radiology department for an air enema. There is a wide range
> of opinions whether sedation should be given for this procedure. The latest
> article that actually comes from Israel showed success with sedation.
> > I was wondering what is accepted in the bigger medical centers? Is
> sedation used? Is it given by the EM people? A sedation service?
> > Anyone know of good literature on the subject...?
> > Thanks for the info,
> > Giora Weiser
> > Shaare Zedek Medical Center
> > Jerusalem, Israel
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Sri Sankar Chinta
Pediatric Emergency Medicine,
Washington University in St Louis, MO, 63123
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