Endoscopists Can Manage Propofol Safely and at Less Cost

Despite considerable controversy over the use of Diprivan® (propofol) for endoscopies without an anesthesiologist present, there were few serious problems in almost 650,000 procedures where trained registered nurses administered the sedation under the direction of the doctor performing the exam. Only 11 patients needed a tube inserted in their throats to help them breathe, and there…  Read More