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The Safe Sedation Podcast 7. Assessment and Preparation of Patients for Sedation

Patient assessment

In this episode Andreia Trigo, Martin Lees and Craig Cook talk about Assessing and Preparing Patients for Sedation. The truth is that inadequate pre-assessment is still a recurring factor in sedation-related adverse events and poor outcomes, for all specialties. So we want to talk about it, and reflect on why it is so important to perform an adequate assessment and preparation and what it involves.

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