Current practice regarding pediatric emergence delirium in France: a survey of the ADARPEF.

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Summary of "Current practice regarding pediatric emergence delirium in France: a survey of the ADARPEF."

Emergence delirium (ED) is a topical issue, as confirmed by the extensive literature on the subject and recent European guidelines on post-operative delirium, which include a pediatric section. However, two major issues remain regarding the management of pediatric
first, the diagnosis of ED and in particular the distinction between ED and unrelieved pain; second, the treatment of the ED once it has been diagnosed. Practices for the management of ED appear to be heterogeneous and depend more on individuals' experience than on guidelines. Three recent surveys have reported practices regarding pediatric ED in Canada, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. Such work had not yet been done among French pediatric anesthesiologists.


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Name: Paediatric anaesthesia
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