R Purushotham

Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital Affiliated to Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Intranasal Dexmedetomidine Versus Oral Midazolam as Premedication in Anaesthesia in Children
    Author(s): R Purushotham*

    Only patients belonging to ASA I & II were chosen for the study. There was mild reduction m heart rate after administration of intranasal dexmedetomidine compared to oral midazolam. Sedation score of 3 and 4 were 73 % in Group A whereas 30 % in Group B (Oral Midazolam). At 20 mins, 60% were achieving score of 1 & 2 in Group A whereas 16% in Group B. at 30 mins, score 1 and 2 was about 80% in Group A and 43 % in Group B. Behaviour Scores of 1 and 2 at 10, 20 30 mins in Group A were 37%, 74%, 83% and 17%, 43%, 57% for Group B... Read More»

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