European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates, and the European Society of Anaesthesiology Guideline: Non-anesthesiologist administration of propofol for GI endoscopy

J. M. Dumonceau, A. Riphaus, J. R. Aparicio, U. Beilenhoff, J. T.A. Knape, M. Ortmann, G. Paspatis, C. Y. Ponsioen, I. Racz, F. Schreiber, P. Vilmann, T. Wehrmann, C. Wientjes, B. Walder

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Abstract

Propofol sedation by non-anesthesiologists is an upcoming sedation regimen in several countries throughout Europe. Numerous studies have shown the efficacy and safety of this sedation regimen in gastrointestinal endoscopy. Nevertheless, this issue remains highly controversial. The aim of this evidence- and consensus-based set of guideline is to provide non-anesthesiologists with a comprehensive framework for propofol sedation during digestive endoscopy. This guideline results from a collaborative effort from representatives of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), the European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates (ESGENA) and the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA). These three societies have endorsed the present guideline. The guideline is published simultaneously in the Journals Endoscopy and European Journal of Anaesthesiology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)960-974
Number of pages15
JournalEndoscopy
Volume42
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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  • Gastroenterology

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    Dumonceau, J. M., Riphaus, A., Aparicio, J. R., Beilenhoff, U., Knape, J. T. A., Ortmann, M., Paspatis, G., Ponsioen, C. Y., Racz, I., Schreiber, F., Vilmann, P., Wehrmann, T., Wientjes, C., & Walder, B. (2010). European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates, and the European Society of Anaesthesiology Guideline: Non-anesthesiologist administration of propofol for GI endoscopy. Endoscopy, 42(11), 960-974. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1255728