Practical Guide to Moderate Sedation/Analgesia, 2nd Edition

Practical Guide to Moderate Sedation/Analgesia

2nd Edition

By Jan Odom-Forren, RN, BSN, MS, CPAN, FAAN, Perianesthesia / Perioperative Consultant, Co-Editor, Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, Louisville, KY; and Donna S. Watson, RN, MSN, CNOR, ARNP, FNP-C, Perioperative Nursing Consultant, Family Nurse Practitioner; President Elect-AORN; Nursing Link, West Linn, OR


  1. History of Moderate Sedation

  2. Presedation Assessment, Monitoring Parameters and Equipment

  3. Pharmacology

  4. Management of Complications

  5. Patient Discharge

  6. Institution Policy and Guideline Development: Standard of Care

  7. Competence in Patient Management

  8. Pediatric Sedation

  9. Geriatric Sedation

  10. Sedation in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient

  11. Risk Management/Legal Issues

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