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Ketamine AND child AND sedation

Jamie L Miller, Amanda C Capino, Amber Thomas, Kevin Couloures, Peter N Johnson
OBJECTIVES: To describe the method of delivery, dosage regimens, and outcomes of sedatives and analgesics administered via the extravascular route for laceration repair in children. METHODS: Medline, Embase, and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts were searched using the keywords "child," "midazolam," "ketamine," dexmedetomidine," "fentanyl," "nitrous oxide" (N2 O), and "laceration repair." Articles evaluating the use of extravascular sedation in children for laceration repair published in the English language between 1946 and June 2017 were included...
March 2018: Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics: JPPT: the Official Journal of PPAG
Concepción Míguez Navarro, Niki Oikonomopoulou, Arístides Rivas García, Andrea Mora Capín, Gloria Guerrero Márquez
OBJECTIVES: To offer analgesia and sedation should be a priority in paediatric emergency departments. The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness and safety of the sedation-analgesia procedure, as well as the satisfaction of the doctors, patients and parents. METHODS: A multicentre, observational, and prospective analytical study was conducted on the sedation-analgesia procedure performed on children younger than 18 years old in 18 paediatric emergency departments in Spain from February 2015 until January 2016...
April 9, 2018: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
C Fantacci, G C Fabrizio, P Ferrara, F Franceschi, A Chiaretti
OBJECTIVE: Pain relief is a very important aspect in Pediatrician's clinical practice. It is often thought that young children, particularly infants, do not perceive as much pain as adults because of their immature nervous system and that untreated pain would not have adverse long-term consequences. Instead, it has been demonstrated that infants and children experience pain in a similar manner to adults. Many factors, particularly emotional factors, can increase the child's pain perception...
January 2018: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Jean I Pearce, David C Brousseau, Ke Yan, Keri R Hainsworth, Raymond G Hoffmann, Amy L Drendel
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the proportion of children undergoing procedural sedation for fracture reduction in the emergency department (ED) observed to experience negative postdischarge behaviors. Predictors of negative behaviors were evaluated, including anxiety. METHODS: This was a prospective cohort study of children receiving intravenous ketamine sedation for ED fracture reduction. The child's anxiety prior to sedation was measured with the Modified Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale...
March 2018: Academic Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Heloisa Sousa Gomes, Analya Rodrigues Miranda, Karolline Alves Viana, Aline Carvalho Batista, Paulo Sucasas Costa, Anelise Daher, Geovanna de Castro Morais Machado, Joji Sado-Filho, Liliani Aires Candido Vieira, Patrícia Corrêa-Faria, Marie Therese Hosey, Luciane Rezende Costa
BACKGROUND: Uncooperative children may need to receive dental treatment under sedation, which is indicated when nonpharmacological behavior guidance is unsuccessful. There are randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing different sedative protocols for dental procedures; however, the evidence for superiority of one form over another is weak. The primary aim of this study is to investigate the efficacy of intranasally administered ketamine plus midazolam for the dental treatment of children...
April 11, 2017: Trials
Denise Espíndola Antunes, Karolline Alves Viana, Paulo Sucasas Costa, Luciane Rezende Costa
There is little evidence on the long-term effects of pharmacological management in children undergoing dental treatment. This study aimed to assess children's behavior in consecutive dental sessions following oral rehabilitation using different pharmacological regimens for behavioral control. Participants were preschoolers who were previously treated for caries under one of the following: no sedative, oral sedation with midazolam, oral sedation with midazolam/ketamine, or general anesthesia. The children's behavior in the follow-up sessions was assessed using the Ohio State University Behavioral Rating Scale (OSUBRS); higher scores represented less cooperative behavior (range 5-20)...
October 24, 2016: Brazilian Oral Research
Julius Z Wermelt, Richard K Ellerkmann
Emergence Delirium in children after general anesthesia is a common and self limitating event. Although it might be seen as being harmless it can cause other serious complications and might leave both parents and other caregivers with a negative impression behind. Although the cause may still not be clear, potential predictors can be named: preschool age, the use of fast acting volatile anesthestics, higher preoperative anxiety levels and postoperative pain.A child-focused approach to reduce preoperative anxiety focusing on distraction methods rather than pharmacological sedation may be the key as well as sufficient postoperative pain control and the use of total intravenous anesthesia...
July 2016: Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie: AINS
Orit Rubinstein, Shiri Barkan, Rachelle Breitbart, Sofia Berkovitch, Michal Toledano, Giora Weiser, Natali Karadi, Anat Nassi, Eran Kozer
OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of oral ketamine versus oral midazolam for sedation during laceration repair at a pediatric emergency department. METHODS: Children between 1 and 10 years requiring laceration repair were randomly assigned to 2 groups, treated either with oral midazolam (0.7 mg/kg) or with oral ketamine (5 mg/kg).Main outcomes measured were level of pain during local anesthesia, as assessed by the parent on a 10-cm visual analog scale (VAS) and the number of children who required intravenous sedation...
June 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
Parul Uppal Malhotra, Seema Thakur, Parul Singhal, Deepak Chauhan, Cheranjeevi Jayam, Ritu Sood, Yagyeshwar Malhotra
BACKGROUND: Pharmacological methods have been used as an adjunct to enhance child cooperativeness and facilitate dental treatment. OBJECTIVE: Purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the effect of sedation by intranasal dexmedetomidine and oral combination drug midazolam-ketamine in a group of children with uncooperative behavior requiring dental treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a prospective, randomized, double-blind study that included patients 3-9 years old with American Society of Anesthesiologists-I status...
April 2016: Contemporary Clinical Dentistry
Amber Thomas, Jamie L Miller, Kevin Couloures, Peter N Johnson
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to describe the method of delivery, dosage regimens, and outcomes of sedatives administered by extravascular route for imaging procedures in children. METHODS: Medline, Embase, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched using keywords "child", "midazolam", "ketamine", dexmedetomidine", "fentanyl", "nitrous oxide", and "imaging." Articles evaluating the use of extravascular sedation in children for imaging procedures published in English between 1946 and March 2015 were included...
November 2015: Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics: JPPT: the Official Journal of PPAG
Cristelle Chow, Chew Thye Choong
INTRODUCTION: Adequate procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) is essential to reduce pain and distress for children undergoing intramuscular botulinum toxin (BoNT-A) injections. This study describes our institution's experience with ketamine-based PSA in terms of safety and efficacy in children with cerebral palsy receiving BoNT-A injections. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This is an analysis of ketamine-based PSA for children undergoing BoNT-A injections between January 2000 and October 2014...
March 2016: European Journal of Paediatric Neurology: EJPN
Robert H Friesen, Mark D Twite, Christopher S Nichols, Kathryn A Cardwell, Zhaoxing Pan, Jeffrey R Darst, Neil Wilson, Thomas E Fagan, Shelley D Miyamoto, D Dunbar Ivy
BACKGROUND: The safety of ketamine in children with pulmonary hypertension has been debated because of conflicting results of prior studies in which changes in mean pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP) and pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) have been widely variable. The goal of this prospective study was to quantitate the effects of ketamine on pulmonary hemodynamics in a cohort of children with pulmonary hypertension under conditions in which variables such as airway/ventilatory management, FiO(2), and use of vasodilating anesthetics were controlled...
January 2016: Paediatric Anaesthesia
Razieh Fallah, Farzad Ferdosian, Ahmad Shajari
Procedural sedation may be needed in many diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in children. To make pediatric procedural sedation as safe as possible, protocols should be developed by institutions. Response to sedation in children is highly variable, while some become deeply sedated after minimal doses, others may need much higher doses. Child developmental status, clinical circumstances and condition of patient should be considered and then pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions for sedation be selected...
2015: Iranian Journal of Child Neurology
Shahram Samadi, Mihan Jafari Javid, Maziar Maghsoudloo, Sorousg Faghihnasiri, Afshar Etemadi-Aleagha
Treatment of cancer in children often requires a combination of chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiotherapy. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy are not painful processes, but children undergoing these procedures must be made motionless through anesthesia or sedation. There are a few reports of complications during these procedures in relation to the procedures themselves or to the anesthesia given. This report describes an unexpected pulseless radial artery which was preliminarily and unduly attributed to anesthesia...
August 2015: Electronic Physician
Chris O'Hara, Robert F Tamburro, Gary D Ceneviva
Agents used to control end-of-life suffering are associated with troublesome side effects. The use of dexmedetomidine for sedation during withdrawal of support in pediatrics is not yet described. An adolescent female with progressive and irreversible pulmonary deterioration was admitted. Despite weeks of therapy, she did not tolerate weaning of supplemental oxygen or continuous bilevel positive airway pressure. Given her condition and the perception that she was suffering, the family requested withdrawal of support...
2015: Palliative Care
Getachew Teshome, Janet L Braun, Richard Lichenstein
BACKGROUND: The American Academy of Pediatrics and American Society of Anesthesiologists have published consensus-based fasting guidelines intended to reduce the risk of pulmonary aspiration. The purpose of our study was to compare the rate of adverse events in patients sedated with ketamine within 2 hours of oral contrast intake to those who were nil per os (NPO). METHODS: A retrospective cohort review of a database of children between July 2008 and May 2011. The rate of adverse events in children sedated with ketamine after intake of oral contrast for an abdominal computed tomography were compared with those sedated without taking oral contrast...
September 2015: Hospital Pediatrics
D Flores-Castillo, R Martínez-Rider, S Ruiz-Rodríguez, A Garrocho-Rangel, J Lara-Guevara, A Pozos-Guillén
AIM: The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of subcutaneous (SC) sedation using midazolam with and without ketamine in non-cooperative pediatric patients undergoing dental treatment. STUDY DESIGN: A prospective, randomized, controlled, double-blind, crossover pilot clinical trial was carried out in 13 children, aged between 17-46 months, ASA l, Frankl 1. Two sedation schemes were administered SC: Midazolam alone (M), and a combination of Midazolam-Ketamine (MK)...
2015: Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
Senol Bicer, Ufuk Kuyrukluyildiz, Fethi Akyol, Murat Sahin, Orhan Binici, Didem Onk
BACKGROUND: Although male circumcision is a surgical intervention that is frequently performed in children, there is no consensus about the age at which it should be performed. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to determine the best age range for routine male circumcision with respect to a child's health and the cost. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This clinical trial was conducted in the affiliated hospital of the Erzincan University of Medical Sciences, Turkey, in 2014...
March 2015: Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
Mustafa Serinken, Cenker Eken
OBJECTIVE: Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic agent that has an increased frequency of usage in the last years particularly in emergency departments. In the present study, we aimed to determine whether ketamine is related to myocardial injury in children undergoing minor procedures. METHOD: Children younger than 18 years undergoing procedural sedation secondary to minor trauma composed the study population. Patients were administered ketamine with a dose of 1...
July 2015: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
Mohamed Ibrahim
BACKGROUND: For optimum magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) image quality and to ensure precise diagnosis, patients have to remain motionless. We studied the effects of intranasal dexmedetomidine and ketamine with intravenous midazolam for pre-procedural and procedural sedation in school aged children. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Children were randomly allocated to one of two groups: (Group D) received intranasal dexmedetomidine 3 μg kg(-1) and (Group K) received intranasal ketamine 7 mg kg(-1)...
May 2014: Anesthesia, Essays and Researches
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