Pediatric premedication: a double-blind randomized trial of dexmedetomidine or ketamine alone versus a combination of dexmedetomidine and ketamine

Abstract Background Preoperative anxiety is common in pediatric patients. When dexmedetomidine is used alone for sedation as premedication, children tend to awaken when separated from their parents, and body movements occur during invasive procedures. We tested the hypothesis that the combination of...

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Main Authors: Hui Qiao, Zhi Xie, Jie Jia
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-11-01
Series:BMC Anesthesiology
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