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Paediatric Sedation Guidelines for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia

When the first edition of the Paediatric Procedural Sedation and Analgesia Guidelines was published in 2010, it was the culmination of over one year’s worth of extensive interdisciplinary consultation. This updated edition builds on the work of the first edition and includes a thorough revision and updating of the definitions of sedation, pharmacology and monitoring for paediatric procedural sedation and analgesia. It is the work of Professor James Roelofse and Dr Rebecca Gray with input from Professor Jenny Thomas and Dr Marianna de Kock.

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