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I'm online now. Type your question here. During MAC sedation is an anesthesia machine used?

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Dr. Louis Delcampo
Anesthesiology

In brief: Monitored Anesthesia

Yes definitely, AN Anesthesia provider present During Monitored Anesthesia Care you should have heart rate, Blood Pressure (every 5 min), and pulse ox (oxygen saturation) monitored continuously .
You should also be given min of 2 liters of Oxygen per nasal cannula. You should also have an an IV with NS / LR medicine to relax you and or pain medicine may be given depending on type of procedure

In brief: Monitored Anesthesia

Yes definitely, AN Anesthesia provider present During Monitored Anesthesia Care you should have heart rate, Blood Pressure (every 5 min), and pulse ox (oxygen saturation) monitored continuously .
You should also be given min of 2 liters of Oxygen per nasal cannula. You should also have an an IV with NS / LR medicine to relax you and or pain medicine may be given depending on type of procedure
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