Table 5.

Medications Used in the PSU

Medication RegimenNumber of
Sedation
Episodes
Propofol alone135
Propofol plus ketamine as needed121
Ketamine (one dose) followed by propofol alone69
Propofol plus fentanyl as needed47
Ketamine plus midazolam49
Narcotic plus midazolam7
Midazolam alone9
Other (alone or in combination)21
 Etomidate
 Ketamine
 Fentanyl
 Seconal
 Chloral hydrate