Sedation for pediatric imaging studies

K. L. Hopkins, P. C. Davis, C. L. Sanders, L. H. Churchill

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology


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