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Sedation for endoscopy: the safe use of propofol by general practitioners

Patricia Mackay and Patrick J Hughes
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (3): 163-165.
Published online: 5 August 2002

To the Editor: Safety is a rather subjective concept, so to use the word without definition, as Clarke et al did,1 is somewhat misleading. One possible definition is that the complication rate for general practitioners is no greater than for anaesthetists in the same circumstances.

  • Patricia Mackay
  • Patrick J Hughes

  • The Victorian Consultative Council on Anaesthetic Mortality and Morbidity, Melbourne, VIC.

Correspondence: tony_clarke@bigpond.com

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