Procedural sedation in the emergency department (ED) may result in airway complications. Airway interventions to address complications of procedural sedation in ED should be managed as an Aerosol Generating Procedure (AGP).
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ECI and Emergency Department Community of Practice Reference Group
Dr Nigel Lyons, Deputy Secretary, Health System Strategy and Planning
Emergency Department Community of Practice Reference Group and Paediatric and youth Community of Practice
Guidance for ED clinicians when performing procedures that require sedation in ED during the COVID-19pandemic