Sunday, August 21, 2011

Not A Big Fan Of Propofol...

I am NOT a big fan of Propofol, but given the choice of Midazolam/Fentanyl and Propofol/Alfentanil as proposed in this study; Give me the Propofol please, if these 2 protocols are the only choices.

Propofol-alfentanil versus fentanyl-midazolam in c... [J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1996] - PubMed result

So you see that Versed is NOT a necessary ingredient in "balance" anesthesia. Nor is it the ONLY drug for sedation. Here's hoping that everybody begins phasing out the horrid drug Versed!

No comments:

Post a Comment