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Dexmedetomidine for procedural sedation in children

  1. Sampangiramaiah Shailaja1,*,
  2. Amita Ray2,
  3. Sujoy Ray3,
  4. Richard Kirubakaran4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 19 DEC 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010886

How to Cite

Shailaja S, Ray A, Ray S, Kirubakaran R. Dexmedetomidine for procedural sedation in children (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD010886. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010886.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Father Muller Medical College, Department of Anaesthesia, Mangalore, India

  2. 2

    Srinivas Medical College, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mukka, Surathkal, Mangalore, India

  3. 3

    Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India

  4. 4

    Christian Medical College, South Asian Cochrane Network & Centre, Prof. BV Moses & ICMR Advanced Centre for Research & Training in Evidence Informed Health Care, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

*Sampangiramaiah Shailaja, Department of Anaesthesia, Father Muller Medical College, Kankanady, Mangalore, 575002, India.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 19 DEC 2013




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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective of this review is to evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety of dexmedetomidine as a sedative with other pharmacological methods for procedural sedation in children.