Children with and without developmental disabilities: sedation medication requirements and adverse events related to sedation.

@article{Kannikeswaran2012ChildrenWA,
  title={Children with and without developmental disabilities: sedation medication requirements and adverse events related to sedation.},
  author={Nirupama Kannikeswaran and Usha Sethuraman and Lalitha Sivaswamy and Xinguang Chen and Prashant V. Mahajan},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={
          1036-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to prospectively compare sedation medication requirements and adverse events related to sedation in children with and without developmental disabilities. METHODS We conducted a prospective, observational, age-matched, 1:2 case-control study of children (3-10 years) sedated for brain magnetic resonance imaging at a tertiary-care children's hospital. Developmental assessment was performed using the Vineland Adaptive Behavioral Scale and by a pediatric neurologist… CONTINUE READING
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