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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Neuroimaging Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Mar 31 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Clinical Neurology