Sedation of neurologically impaired children undergoing MRI: A sequential approach

Paolo Cortellazzi, Massimo Lamperti, Ludovico Minati, Chiara Falcone, Chiara Pantaleoni, Dario Caldiroli

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Background: The purpose of this retrospective study was to determine the efficacy of a sequential approach meant to rescue failed chloral hydrate sedation and to obtain a low rate of adverse events along with predictable timings in neurologically impaired children undergoing magnetic resonance imaging. Methods: We retrospectively evaluated 1104 chloral hydrate sedations performed between 2002 and 2004 on 862 children weighing

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)630-636
Number of pages7
JournalPaediatric Anaesthesia
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2007


  • Chloral hydrate
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Sedation
  • Sequential approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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