Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Procedural Sedation for Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Obtain the latest guidelines on safe and effective sedation for infants, children, and adolescents. Invasive and noninvasive procedures are a common and necessary component in the management of infants, children, and adolescents with acute and chronic diseases. As technology continues to expand, there are an increasing number of techniques that require sedation outside of the operating room.
Authored by experts in a variety of specialties, Procedural Sedation for Infants, Children, and Adolescents is a comprehensive guide for the initial design and implementation of a procedural sedation program and a tool to educate pediatric health care professionals on medications used for sedation, associated adverse events, and treatment of these adverse events.
Contents include:
    Pre-sedation evaluation
    Documentation and parental instructions
    Monitoring for procedural sedation
    Specific clinical scenarios
    Non-pharmacologic interventions
    Topical and local anesthetic agents
    Quality improvement and assurance
    and more!

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