|2005P-0267|| Remove from label for propofol (Diprivan) the warning that propofol should be administered only by trained persons|
|FDA Comment Number :||EC99|
|Submitter :||Dr. Carl Forrest||Date & Time:||10/04/2005 02:10:54|
|Organization :||American Society of Anesthesiologists|
|Category :||Health Professional|
| Health care practitioners untrained in anesthesia are CRAZY to think they can safely administer propofol. Administration of any general anesthetic requires training in and attention to airway management. Putting patients at risk of death for the convenience of these practitioners is INSANITY.
Carl L. Forrest, MD, JD
American Society of Anesthesiologists