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Announcement: What works and what's safe in pediatric emergency procedural sedation: an overview of reviews.

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Announcement: What works and what's safe in pediatric emergency procedural sedation: an overview of reviews.

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Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Feb 9. doi: 10.1111/acem.12938. Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26858095

What works and what's safe in pediatric emergency procedural sedation: an overview of reviews.

 

This overview of systematic reviews (SR) examines the safety and efficacy of sedative agents commonly used for procedural sedation in children in the ED or similar settings, finding consistent safety and efficacy for nitrous oxide and ketamine, with very rare significant adverse events for propofol.