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Analgesia and sedation during mechanical ventilation in paediatrics

  • M. L. Massone
  • L. Manfredini
  • G. Ottonello
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Abstract

In paediatric intensive care units (PICU) critically ill children experience various stimuli perceived as disturbing, frightening and dangerous. Maintaining a good level of comfort while preserving safety is a main part of the care in mechanically ventilated patients and the use of sedatives and analgesics is recommended in these circumstances [1, 2].

Keywords

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Neuromuscular Blockade Bispectral Index Refractory Status Epilepticus Procedural Sedation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. Massone
    • 1
  • L. Manfredini
    • 1
  • G. Ottonello
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive CareG. Gaslini Institute Children’s HospitalGenoaItaly

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