The effects of nitrous oxide on pediatric dental patients sedated with chloral hydrate and hydroxyzine.

@article{Wilson1998TheEO,
  title={The effects of nitrous oxide on pediatric dental patients sedated with chloral hydrate and hydroxyzine.},
  author={Stephen T Wilson and A Matusak and Paul S. Casamassimo and Peter Larsen},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={253-8}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this prospective, double-blind, crossover study was to evaluate the effect of 50% nitrous oxide (N2O) compared to oxygen (O2) alone on behavioral and physiologic parameters when a standard regimen of chloral hydrate (CH) (50 mg/kg) and hydroxyzine (2 mg/kg) was administered to young children for dental procedures. METHODS Twenty children (mean age 42 +/- 7.3 months) were sedated, each for two appointments. At one appointment they received 100% O2 and at the other 50… CONTINUE READING

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