Complications following sedation of paediatric oncology patients undergoing radiotherapy.

@article{Adenipekun1998ComplicationsFS,
  title={Complications following sedation of paediatric oncology patients undergoing radiotherapy.},
  author={Adeniyi A. Adenipekun and Olaitan Alice Soyannwo and Simbo Daisy Amanor-Boadu and Oladapo Babatunde Campbell and A R Oyesegun},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={224-6}
}
Sedation is often required to achieve immobilisation of small children during radiotherapy to avoid irradiation of normal tissues during the course of treatment. At the University College Hospital, Ibadan radiotherapists provide sedation for such patients with administration of parenteral and/or oral promethazine, diazepam, chlorpromazine and paraldehyde… CONTINUE READING