The efficacy of oral midazolam for decreasing anxiety in children undergoing voiding cystourethrogram: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.

@article{Ferguson2011TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of oral midazolam for decreasing anxiety in children undergoing voiding cystourethrogram: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.},
  author={Genoa Goetz Ferguson and Cathy L Chen and Yan Yan and Michele E Royer and Mary J Campigotto and Erica J. Traxel and Douglas E. Coplen and Paul J. Austin},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={185 6 Suppl},
  pages={2542-6}
}
PURPOSE Voiding cystourethrogram is an invasive test that evokes anxiety. Our primary aim was to determine whether midazolam is beneficial in decreasing anxiety in children who undergo voiding cystourethrogram. Secondary aims were an examination of parent anxiety, health care professional perceptions and post-procedure behavioral outcomes in children after voiding cystourethrogram. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 44 children were randomized to placebo or oral midazolam before voiding… CONTINUE READING