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

Jon P Clarke, Anthony C Clarke and Lybus C Hillman
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (3): 163-165.
Published online: 5 August 2002

To the Editor: We read with interest the article by Clarke et al1 and the accompanying editorial by Knoblanche,2 and are concerned that they may be interpreted as endorsing the use of the anaesthetic agent propofol in sedation techniques by personnel inadequately trained in anaesthetic techniques.

  • Jon P Clarke
  • Anthony C Clarke
  • Lybus C Hillman

  • 1 Department of Anaesthesia, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, SA.
  • 2 Mugga Wara & Brindabella Endoscopy Centres, Brindabella Specialist Centre, Canberra, ACT.

Correspondence: tony_clarke@bigpond.com

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