2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part D
Efficacy of oral ketamine and oral midazolam as premedicants in the paediatric population undergoing elective surgical procedures
Author(s): Dr. Ravi Gurbani and Dr. Rashim Vachhani
Abstract: Material and Methods: Present prospective, randomized study was conducted in 80 children in the age group of 4–12 years, of either sex or the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Physical status 1, posted for elective surgery. Patients were randomized by simple sealed envelope method into two groups of 40 each: Group A: received 0.5mg/kg midazolam and group B: received 5mg/kg ketamine orally. Before and after premedication sedation and anxiolysis score were assessed, after premedication it was assessed at 10, 20, and 30 minutes. Thirty five minutes after oral premedication, children were separated from parents. During parental separation, parent child separation score was assessed and recorded.
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Dr. Ravi Gurbani, Dr. Rashim Vachhani. Efficacy of oral ketamine and oral midazolam as premedicants in the paediatric population undergoing elective surgical procedures. Int J Med Anesthesiology 2019;2(2):238-241. DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2019.v2.i2d.56