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National Clinical Guideline Centre (UK). Sedation in Children and Young People: Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Children and Young People [Internet]. London: Royal College of Physicians (UK); 2010 Dec. (NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 112.)

Abbreviations

AE

Adverse Event

A&E

Accident and Emergency

AGREE

Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation

ALS

Advanced Life Support

ANCOVA

Analysis of covariance

ASA

American Society of Anaesthesiologists

BNF

British National Formulary

BNFc

British National Formulary for children

BLS

Basic Life Support

CCA

Cost-consequences analysis

CEA

Cost-effectiveness analysis

CH

Chloral hydrate

CI

Confidence interval

CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CT

Computerised Tomography

CUA

Cost-utility analysis

DH

Department of Health

ED

Emergency Department

F

Fentanyl

GA

General Anaesthesia

GDG

Guideline Development Group

GI

Gastrointestinal

GP

General Practitioner

GRADE

Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation

GRP

Guideline Review Panel

HRQL

Health-related quality of life

HTA

Health technology assessment

I

Isoflurane

ICC

Intraclass correlation coefficient

ICER

Incremental cost-effectiveness ratio

ILS

Intermediate Life Support

IM

Intramuscular

IN

Intranasal

INB

Incremental net benefit

Inh

Inhaled

IQR

Inter-quartile range

ITT

Intention to treat

IV

Intravenous

K

Ketamine

LA

Local anaesthesia

LOS

Length of Stay

LY

Life-year

M

Midazolam

MD

Mean Difference

MHRA

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MTC

Mixed-treatment comparisons

NCGC

National Clinical Guidelines Centre

NHS

National Health Service

NICE

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NNT

Number needed to treat

N2O

Nitrous Oxide

N2O+O2

Nitrous oxide and oxygen

O

Opioids

OGD

Oesophago-Gastro Duodenoscopy

OR

Odds ratio

P

Propofol

PASA

NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency

PICO

Framework incorporating patients, interventions, comparison and outcome

PPIP

Patient and Public Involvement Programme

PSA

Probabilistic sensitivity analysis

QALY

Quality-adjusted life year

RCA

Royal College of Anaesthetists

RCN

Royal College of Nursing

RCT

Randomised controlled trial

RR

Relative risk

RT

Radiotherapy

S

Sevoflurane

SD

Standard deviation

SR

Systematic review

TS

Triclofos sodium

vs.

Versus

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Sedation in Children and Young People: Sedation for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Children and Young People [Internet].
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