Page 1 of 2
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.
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
>>GO TO ANSWER