Anaesthesia induction in children: a psychological evaluation of the efficiency of parents' presence.

@article{Messeri2004AnaesthesiaII,
  title={Anaesthesia induction in children: a psychological evaluation of the efficiency of parents' presence.},
  author={Andrea Messeri and Simona Caprilli and Paolo Busoni},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={
          551-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The induction of anaesthesia for surgery is a stressful time for both child and parents. To treat preoperative anxiety in children, pharmacological methods (premedication) and behavioural methods (the presence of parents during the induction of anaesthesia) have been used, both independently and in combination. The purpose of this investigation was to study the effect of both premedication and parental presence on preoperative anxiety in a homogeneous population. METHODS In this… CONTINUE READING
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