Correspondence  |   October 2018
Questions about the Practice Management Guidelines for Moderate Sedation and Analgesia
Author Notes
  • McGovern Medical School, UTHealth at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital–Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. davide.cattano@uth.tmc.edu
  • (Accepted for publication July 17, 2018.)
    (Accepted for publication July 17, 2018.)×
Article Information
Correspondence
Correspondence   |   October 2018
Questions about the Practice Management Guidelines for Moderate Sedation and Analgesia
Anesthesiology 10 2018, Vol.129, 855. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002405
Anesthesiology 10 2018, Vol.129, 855. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002405
The recently published Practice Guidelines for Moderate Procedural Sedation and Analgesia 20181  are, considering an overall organization, excellent. They are clearly structured and truly offer a systematic framework for clinicians and administrators.
There are, however, three important points of concern:
I commend again the authors and the American Society of Anesthesiologists task force for the incredible work and comprehensive clinical guidelines, yet there are critical concerns that need to be addressed.
The author declares no competing interests.