The effect of KETODEX on the incidence and severity of emergence agitation in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy using sevoflurane based-anesthesia.

@article{Hadi2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of KETODEX on the incidence and severity of emergence agitation in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy using sevoflurane based-anesthesia.},
  author={Sally M. Hadi and Amin Jabir Saleh and Yong Tang and Ahmed Daoud and Xi Mei and Wen Min Ouyang},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2015},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={671-6}
}
BACKGROUND Postoperative emergency agitation (EA) is a common problem often observed in children undergoing general anesthesia. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether a bolus of intraoperative low-dose ketamine followed by dexmedetomidine i.v. could reduce the incidence of EA in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy following sevoflurane-based… CONTINUE READING