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Table 1 abstract P422

From: Evaluation of two sedation techniques in a casualty department

Agent Etomidate (n = 53) Propofol (n = 55)
Subclinical respiratory depression Yes (n = 18) No (n = 35) Yes (n = 23) No (n = 32)
Increased supplemental oxygen 1/9 (2.1, 0.9–11.2) 2/34 (2.9, 0.8–7.2) 2/23 (4.4, 1.2–14.4) 1/32 (1.6, 0.2–5.5)
Bag-valve mask (%) 2/18 (6.9, 1.9–13.9) 0/34 (0, 0–2.3) 2/23 (4.4, 1.4–11.9) 0/32 (0, 0–2.7)
Airway repositioning 3/18 (9.7, 2.9–16.0) 3/34 (5.1, 1.4–8.7) 3/23 (6.5, 1.5–11.6) 3/31 (4.7, 1.1–8.0)
Stimulation to induce breathing 4/18 (11.1, 5.1–19.6) 2/34 (2.9, 0.8–7.1) 3/23 (7.6, 3.2–14.5) 3/31 (4.7, 1.8–9.6)