Sedation for pediatric patients undergoing MRI

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Abstract

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) requires the patients to remain completely immobile because it is very sensitive to motion artifacts. Therefore, for pediatric patients, deep sedation is required for successful MRI. Since pediatric patients are vulnerable to the complications of sedation, the most important goal is safety. For safe and successful sedation, assigning well trained anesthesiologists or non-anesthesiologist healthcare professionals for the procedure and suitable equipment, monitoring, and medications are necessary.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)343-347
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Korean Medical Association
Volume53
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Apr 1

Keywords

  • Children
  • MRI
  • Sedation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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