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Monitored sedation for ophthalmic surgery 

Monitored sedation for ophthalmic surgery
Monitored sedation for ophthalmic surgery

Chin Wui Kin

and Benjamin Chang

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date: 27 January 2021

Introduction 136

Preoperative assessment 138

Intraoperative management 142

Complications during monitored sedation 146

Postoperative care 149

Complications in PACU 150

Conclusion 151

Further reading 151

Modern ophthalmic surgery has progressed from an inpatient general anaesthesia procedure to an ambulatory surgery monitored anaesthesia care (MAC) procedure. The majority of eye surgeries, including cataract, anterior segment surgery, oculoplastic, vitreoretinal and strabismus surgery can now, and sometimes are, preferentially performed under regional anaesthesia. ...

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