Characteristics of Reported Adverse Events During Moderate Procedural Sedation: An Update - Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety: Many interventional procedures are performed under moderate procedural sedation (MPS).
It is important to understand the nature of and factors contributing to adverse events
(AEs). Little data exist examining reportable AEs during MPS across specialties. A
study was conducted to investigate adverse events during MPS and to compare associated
patient and provider characteristics.