Drug Shortage Alert: Alternative Medications for Procedural Sedation
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Pharmacology, Crisis Managment, 2022, 0:07:36
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"Updated September 2022.

Medications frequently used for procedural sedation are currently being affected by shortages due to manufacturer discontinuation and/or increased demand. Alternative medication recommendations can be considered when a drug shortage arises within a particular class of medications.

Recommendations and information provided in Drug Shortage Alerts are compiled by experts in the field. Practitioners always are advised to consult with staff to ensure that response to any drug shortage is in line with internal policies and procedures. "
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Tag Analgesia and Sedation
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Year 2022


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