Oral Dexmedetomidine Versus Midazolam as Anesthetic Premedication in Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Surgery

@inproceedings{Faritus2015OralDV,
  title={Oral Dexmedetomidine Versus Midazolam as Anesthetic Premedication in Children Undergoing Congenital Heart Surgery},
  author={Seyedeh Zahra Faritus and Mehrdad Khazaee-Koohpar and Mohsen Ziyaeifard and Mohammad Javad Mehrabanian},
  booktitle={Anesthesiology and pain medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Premedication is required for reducing anxiety and child's struggling against mask acceptance on anesthesia in pediatric surgery for congenital heart disease. Midazolam has been widely used for this purpose, but because of its side effects, finding an effective replacement with less complication is necessary. OBJECTIVES In the present study, we… CONTINUE READING