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2020 Apr

Acta Anaesthesiol Scand



Incidence and risk factors of bradycardia in pediatric patients undergoing intranasal dexmedetomidine sedation.


Lei H, Chao L, Miao T, Ya Jun L, Shen Ling L, Yan Ying P, Han P X, Bo X Y, Xin T
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 Apr; 64(4):464-471.
PMID: 31736052.


Dexmedetomidine is widely used for non-invasive pediatric procedural sedation. However, the hemodynamic effects of intravenous dexmedetomidine are a concern. There has been a growing interest in the application of intranasal dexmedetomidine as a sedative in children.