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Emergency Physicians Monthly has teamed up with the board prep pros at Rosh Review to bring you a mini board review, so that you can test yourself on a regular basis and track your progress. The following is the test – and answers – from the January edition of Emergency Physicians Monthly. Questions about the test? Talk back on Twitter @epmonthly

 

 

QUESTION:

Which of the following is true regarding procedural sedation in the elderly?

A. Benzodiazepines have a shorter duration of action

B. Dosing based on mg/kg body weight usually leads to under-dosing

C. Pharmacologic agents with long half lives are preferred

D. There is an increased risk for hypothermia

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