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Clinical Study

Sedative and Analgesic Effects of Entonox Gas Compared with Midazolam and Fentanyl in Synchronized Cardioversion

Table 2

The comparison of Entonox group with midazolam and fentanyl group regarding the need for shock, sedative, and analgesic effects (VAS: visual analogue scale).

ShocksEntonoxMidazolam + fentanyl value

Number of shocks1.20 ± 0.521.36 ± 0.580.34
Jules of shocks86.00 ± 33.6296 ± 37.860.35
Sedation onset11.65 ± 3.5814.36 ± 4.080.028
Full consciousness recovery15.00 ± 3.7775.00 ± 30.3<0.001
VAS score3.09 ± 0.75.05 ± 1.320.002

Mean ± SD (standard deviation).