Midazolam reduces vomiting after tonsillectomy in children.

@article{Splinter1995MidazolamRV,
  title={Midazolam reduces vomiting after tonsillectomy in children.},
  author={William M Splinter and Helen B. MacNeill and Edith M{\'e}nard and Elliot J. Rhine and Derek J Roberts and M. H. Gould},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={1995},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={
          201-3
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of midazolam on vomiting after tonsillectomy in children. We compared 215 children aged 1.5-14 yr undergoing tonsillectomy or adenotonsillectomy under general anaesthesia with nitrous oxide and halothane. In a double-blind fashion the subjects were administered either placebo or midazolam 75 micrograms.kg-1 iv after induction of anaesthesia. After the operation, the number of emetic episodes and the length of stay in hospital were recorded. The… CONTINUE READING

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