Hypoxia during endoscopy also occurs in unsedated patients

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7002.453a (Published 12 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:453
  1. M W R Reed,
  2. C S Reilly
  1. Senior lecturer in surgery Professor of anaesthetics Department of Surgical and Anaesthetic Sciences, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield S10 2JF

    EDITOR,--J E Charlton emphasises the risks of upper alimentary endoscopy, particularly in high risk patients undergoing the procedure with sedation,1 but fails to emphasise that the risk can also …

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