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premedication

Surgery any drugs administered to sedate and otherwise prepare a patient for general anaesthesia
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The purpose of this observational study was to document the effectiveness and safety of combining meperidine (Demerol), atropine, and pentobarbital as premedication.
Given the substantial cost savings, more institutions are reverting to increased use of HOCM, using risk assessment guidelines and premedication regimens.
Oral premedication with pregabalin or clonidine for hemodynamic stability during laryngoscopy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy-A comparative evaluation.
20) Previous studies evaluating CRI doses of propofol in birds have not included the use of premedication with sedatives such as opioids, benzodiazepines, or alpha-2 agonists.
Recent studies have shown that premedication for elective and semi-urgent intubation of infants significantly improves intubation conditions, decreases the time and number of attempts needed to complete the intubation procedure, and minimises the potential for intubation-related airway trauma.
The role of premedication to mitigate reaction to gadolinium has not been well studied in clinical trials.
An important goal of premedication is to have the child arrive in the operating room calm and quiet with intactcardiorespiratoryreflexes.
The effect of midazolam premedication, as well as midazolam administration at the end of surgery, on suppressing emergence agitation has been studied (5,6).
Leukocyte reduction or premedication with diphenhydramine should be ordered for the next transfusion (Mazzei et al.
Anaesthetic induction is a particularly stressful period for children and parental presence reduces the anxiety of being in an unfamiliar environment as well as decreasing the need for premedication.