Gamma-hydroxybutyrate versus chlorprothixene/phenobarbital sedation in children undergoing MRI studies.

@article{Meyer2003GammahydroxybutyrateVC,
  title={Gamma-hydroxybutyrate versus chlorprothixene/phenobarbital sedation in children undergoing MRI studies.},
  author={Shannon Meyer and Sven Gottschling and Thomas Georg and Daniela Lothschuetz and Norbert Graf and Friedrich Carl Sitzmann},
  journal={Klinische Padiatrie},
  year={2003},
  volume={215 2},
  pages={69-73}
}
BACKGROUND Few clinical studies have assessed gamma-hydroxybutyrate and chlorprothixene/phenobarbital sedation in children. This prospective trial compared the two regimes in children, in particular concerning differences in recovery time. METHODS 28 pediatric oncology patients undergoing elective MRI studies at a university hospital were randomly assigned to either receive gamma-hydroxybutyrate or chlorprothixene/phenobarbital sedation. Time to induce deep sedation (Ramsay score of 5) and… CONTINUE READING