Respiratory depression is one of the most common complications in sedation practice1.
The main cause is related to sedative drugs which suppress the central nervous system in a dose-dependent way.
Anaesthetic nurses provide care for patients prior to and during surgery or interventional procedures, under regional, local and general anaesthesia.
They work in collaboration with the anaesthetist, preparing patients for surgery, preparing medication and equipment, delivering general, regional or local anaesthesia, monitoring the patient’s condition and managing complications that may occur.
So, you want to learn more about the key differentiators that will help determine which pulse oximetry technology to choose? We have outlined some information about our Nellcor™ pulse oximetry technology to help you compare our brand to others.
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1. Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (2013) Safe Sedation Practice for Healthcare procedures: standards and guidance. Available at https://www.rcoa.ac.uk/system/files/PUB-SafeSedPrac2013.pdf