Sedation of children undergoing MRI — a risky business!

 

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dc.contributor.author Kitsa, P
dc.contributor.author Andronikou, S
dc.contributor.author Cardoso, J F
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-09T14:03:13Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-09T14:03:13Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Kitsa, P., Andronikou, S., Cardoso, J. 2004. Sedation of children undergoing MRI — a risky business!. South African Medical Journal. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/27780
dc.description.abstract On its own magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) poses little risk to children, but sedation or general anaesthesia used to facilitate the examination increases the risk of adverse events. Conscious sedation may guarantee adult patient compliance in difficult cases; however a deeper level of sedation is required for children aged 6 months - 7 years. Children older than this often comply with instructions to remain still. Infants may go to sleep with a feed.
dc.language eng en_ZA
dc.publisher HEALTH & MEDICAL PUBLISHING GROUP en_ZA
dc.source South African Medical Journal en_ZA
dc.source.uri http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj
dc.title Sedation of children undergoing MRI — a risky business! en_ZA
dc.type Journal Article en_ZA
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Article en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Health Sciences en_ZA
dc.publisher.department Division of Radiology en_ZA
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