Corpus ID: 41899447

Defying Pediatric Fasting Guidelines

  title={Defying Pediatric Fasting Guidelines},
  author={Carol F. Rocker},
Doctors and nurses provide procedural sedation to children in a variety of settings-emergency, outpatients, and inpatient units. Procedure guidelines exist in both North American and Canadian Association of Anesthesiologists. Not all providers of procedural sedation adhere to these guidelines. A systematic review of the literature was conducted with the aim of finding evidence supporting pre-operative fasting. Studies were evaluated from electronic databases. No evidence existed to support… Expand

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