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CHEO researchers identify practices leading to safer outcomes in procedural sedation for children

20:00 EDT 20 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute) This study represents the largest and most robust prospective emergency department procedural sedation cohort to date. It includes children from six emergency departments across Canada, sedated with six different medication combinations. The results of the study show that choice of sedation medication had the biggest impact on the incidence of adverse events and need for significant interventions in response to those events.

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