Latest Updates in Sedation Practice

Sedationist practitioners and sedation teams frequently turn to Sedation Solutions for quality information on topical and relevant sedation related articles. Our library of articles are identified, sourced and regularly updated by our academic panel.

Continous education in sedation: The Importance of training and updating the sedation practitioner
Continuous education in sedation: Pre-sedation assessment, the medical history questionnaire
Patient satisfaction during & following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery
Continuous education in sedation, Anaphylaxis management during procedural sedation
Obesity and the sedation practitioner
Remifentanil and propofol undergo separation and layering when mixed in the same syringe
The Comparative Dose Response Effects of Melatonin
Procedural Sedation and Analgesia (PSA), an alternative to general anaesthesia for surgical procedures outside the hospital environment
Patients Satisfaction during and following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery.
Procedural Sedation as an Alternative for General Anaesthesia
HIV and Sedation
Letter to CIG Washington, Sedation and non-anaesthesiologists
Conscious Sedation – Moving Away from Intravenous Bolusing
What is prolonged sedation: a definition and introduction
Capnography In Sedation – Should it be mandatory?
Considerations in Paediatric Sedation
Advanced Sedation Techniques Paeds
Sufentanil in Paeds
Conscious Sedation safety
Changing role of sedation providers
Respiratory depression with fentanyl and remifentanil
Ketamine for conscious sedation
Antidepressant Use and Risk of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Amlodipine, clopidogrel and CYP3A5 genetic variability and effects on platelet reactivity.

Publications by SSL partners

1. A Roelofse, C Lapere, Y Omar , Continuous education in sedation 3: Obesity and the sedation practitioner , SADJ August 2016, Vol 71 no 7 p326 - p327

2. JA Roelofse, C Lapere, W Botha. Continuous education in sedation: Protecting the airway during sedation. SADJ June 2016, Vol 71 no 5 p228 - p229

3. JA Roelofse, C Lapere, A du Plessis. Continuous education in sedation: Laryngospasm and management of the airway. SADJ February 2016, Vol 71 no 1 p34 - p35

4. C Lapere, J roelofse, Y Omar, A du Plessis, A von Backstrom, W Botha, C cook, G Bosch, Patient satisfaction during and following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery SADJ November 2015, Vol 70 no 10 p442 - p447

5. Cherese Lapere, James Roelofse, Yusof Omar, Andre du Plessis, Andre von Backstrom, Will Botha, Craig Cook & Gideon Bosch, Patient satisfaction during and following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery , Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 21:4, 113-118, DOI: 10.1080/22201181.2015.1073451

Academic Perspectives


Weblinks to Dexmeditomidine Intranasal Articles
Intranasal sufentanil & ketamine analgesia in children
Case report - post-operative nausea and vomiting
The asthmatic patient and sedation
The Hypertensive patient and Sedation
Dexmedetomidine in Procedural Sedation and Analgesia
An Approach to Procedural Sedation and Analgesia (PSA) for the Obese Child
Sedation Expectation Versus Reality


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