Opioid Safety, Patient Stories, Respiratory Compromise

Sedation and cataract surgery: A case for continuous electronic monitoring

By Michael Wong

“Inexplicably left alone.”

That, according to Jury Verdict Review & Analysis, is what happened to 68-year-old Marie Golubski after she was prepped and intravenously sedated for cataract surgery in June 2010. In other words, no anesthesiologist, no nurse or no ophthalmologist was present when Ms. Golubski slipped into respiratory depression. Read More