respiratory
COPD

Bronchoscopy in high-risk needs different approach


Clinicians carrying out bronchoscopy in high-risk patients under ‘conscious sedation’ may need to adapt their approach, a series of patient accounts reveals. Post-procedure interviews with 13 people with COPD who had undergone day-case bronchoscopy under low-dose sedation revealed that half were aware of what was happening during their procedure and in most cases they described ...

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