Dexmedetomidine decreases emergence agitation in pediatric patients after sevoflurane anesthesia without surgery


Isik B. , ARSLAN M. , Tunga A. D. , Kurtipek O.

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA, vol.16, no.7, pp.748-753, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2006.01845.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.748-753

Abstract

Background: The purpose of the present study was to determine whether prophylactic use of 1 mu g.kg(-1) dexmedetomidine affected the incidence of emergence agitation (EA) after sevoflurane based anesthesia without surgery in children.