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Zhonghua Hu Li Za Zhi. 1997 Jul;32(7):378-9.

[Analysis of sedative effect of chloral hydrate and diazepam on children during CT examination].

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  • 1Anyang Tumor Hospital, Anyang Henan.


Before CT examination, make those non-cooperation children take chloral hydrate or diazepam according to their ages can go beyond the limit to reduce the repeation and dose of taking medicine and shorten the waiting time. The author collected 204 samples and divided them into three groups of baby, infant and preschool children. Among them, there were 94 samples of taking orally chloral hydrate and 110 ones having intravenous injection with diazepam according to doctor's order. The author also compared the effect of sedation and the chi 2 test showed that chloral hydrate and diazepam had similar effect on babies (P > 0.05), while the sedative effect of diazepam on infants and preschool children was superior to that of chloral hydrate on them (P < 0.05, P < 0.01).

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