Practice of Medicine
Outpatient Monitored Anesthesia Care-Beware of The “Simple Case”
January 16, 2015
When her dialysis access graft clotted, the patient’s nephrologist referred her to a free-standing radiology center for treatment. Providing her care were the center’s radiologist and a registered nurse. The patient’s history included morbid obesity, insulin-dependent diabetes, end-stage renal disease, syncope, sleep apnea, and hypertension. The nurse administered Midazolam (Versed) …
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