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Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 1999 Feb;9(1):1-10.

Sedation for pediatric imaging studies.

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Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

Abstract

This article discusses safe sedation for pediatric imaging. Emphasis is placed upon implementation of an institutional sedation program according to guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Standards for patient assessment and preparation, sedative administration, monitoring, and discharge are reviewed. A comparison of available sedative agents is also provided.

PMID:
9974495
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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