Age effect on efficacy and side effects of two sedation and analgesia protocols on patients going through cardioversion: A randomized clinical trial

Parlak M., Parlak I., Erdur B., Ergin A., Sagiroglu E.

ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.13, no.5, pp.493-499, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1197/j.aem.2005.12.013
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.493-499
  • Keywords: sedation analgesia, cardioversion, midozalom, propofol, fentanyl, emergency, CONSCIOUS SEDATION, ATRIAL-FIBRILLATION, MIDAZOLAM, PROPOFOL, ANESTHESIA, DIAZEPAM, PAIN
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


Background: Cardioversion (CV), a painful procedure, requires sedation and analgesia. Although several sedation agents currently are in use for CV, data on age-specific efficacy and side effects of midazolam and propofol have been limited.