Podcast 780: Pediatric Sedation Post-Intubation - The Emergency Medical Minute

Podcast 780: Pediatric Sedation Post-Intubation

Contributor: Aaron Lessen, MD

Educational Pearls:

  • Recent study looking at a pediatric emergency department to determine what percentage of patients after intubation received sedation within 10 minutes after intubation
  • About 25% of the patients in the study received sedation within 10 minutes after intubation
  • Only 75% of the patients in the study received sedation in the ED at some point after intubation
  • Those who received rocuronium were less likely to received sedation post-intubation

References

Berg K, Gregg V, Cosgrove P, Wilkinson M. The Administration of Postintubation Sedation in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2021;37(11):e732-e735. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000001744

Summarized by John Spartz, MS4 | Edited by Erik Verzemnieks, MD

 

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