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On pre-procedure evaluation, it is noted that a patient can only open her mouth 1 cm because of temporomandibular joint disease. Which of the following is most likely?
Following administration of midazolam and meperidine for colonoscopy, a patient becomes sedated to the point where his airway is partially obstructed, but he responds purposefully following painful stimulation. This corresponds to which of the following levels of sedation?
Findings of pre-procedure evaluation should be reconfirmed at which one of the following times?
Practitioners administering midazolam and meperidine for moderate sedation should be able to rescue patients if they slip into an unintended level of __________.
Practitioners administering propofol or methohexital for moderate sedation should have the skills
and training to rescue patients if they slip into an unintended level of __________.
An otherwise healthy patient requires moderate sedation for elective cardiac catheterization. He
should not consume clear liquids for a minimum of how many hours before the beginning of the
Continuous electrocardiographic monitoring is optional in which of the following?
A patient who is breathing supplemental nasal oxygen develops complete airway obstruction during
moderate sedation. Which of the following is likely to occur first?
A specific individual should be dedicated to monitor patients during sedation and analgesia. During
moderate sedation, this individual may assist with an endoscopic procedure under which of the
During moderate sedation, an individual with advanced life support skills must be available
Flumazenil will antagonize the respiratory depression associated with which of the following medications?
During sedation with propofol, a patient stops breathing and becomes unresponsive to verbal or
tactile stimulation. The pulse oximeter reads 86%. Which of the following is most likely to improve
the patient’s oxygenation?
A patient receives ketamine for sedation and analgesia. Her eyes are open but her breathing is
labored and she is completely unresponsive to both verbal and painful stimulation. This corresponds
most closely to a state of
A patient with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure requires
sedation for colonoscopy. Before sedation is administered, which of the following specialists should
The use of supplemental oxygen during sedation and analgesia __________.
I am certified or hold current privileges for one of the following:
NOTE: Moderate sedation privileges will be suspended if the above marked qualifier expires.