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Sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures 

Sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
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Sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Author(s):

Anthony Moores

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199202799.003.0016
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date: 25 February 2020

Overview 600

Management of sedation 602

Drugs used for sedation 606

For various reasons, all children who require therapeutic and diagnostic procedures are not anaesthetized. Sedation of children outside the operating theatre is an important area of paediatric medicine.

It is required by many specialties (radiology, dentistry, accident and emergency, medical paediatrics), is often administered by non-anaesthetists and may take place outside hospital....

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