Analgesia and sedation in children: practical approach for the most frequent situations.

@article{Menca2007AnalgesiaAS,
  title={Analgesia and sedation in children: practical approach for the most frequent situations.},
  author={Santiago Bartolom{\'e} Menc{\'i}a and Jes{\'u}s L{\'o}pez-Herce and Norberto Antonio Freddi},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 2 Suppl},
  pages={
          S71-82
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To review the most frequent recommendations, doses and routes of administration of sedatives, analgesics, and muscle relaxants in children, as well as the methods for monitoring the level of sedation. SOURCES Review of the literature using the MEDLINE database and review of the experience in pediatric intensive care units. SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS The continuous administration of analgesics and sedatives prevents the development of undersedation and is less demanding in terms of… CONTINUE READING

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