Analgesia and/or Sedation is provided to almost all the patients in the #pedsICU but it is something that often lacks precision.

In this episode we speak to intensivist Prof Jayashree Muralidharan, #pedsICU nurse Sharon Prior and pharmacist Jonathon Wong

Pediatrica Intensiva season 3 is edited by Professor Karen Choong from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada and co hosted by Drs Greg Kelly (Sydney Children’s Hospital Network), Peta Alexander (Boston Children’s Hospital) and Mike Clifford (Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne)

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Selected references

  1. Gupta, K., Gupta, V. K., Muralindharan, J. & Singhi, S. Randomized controlled trial of interrupted versus continuous sedative infusions in ventilated children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 13, 131–135 (2012).
  2. Poh, Y. N., Poh, P. F., Buang, S. N. H. & Lee, J. H. Sedation Guidelines, Protocols, and Algorithms in PICUs. Pediatr Crit Care Me 15, 885–892 (2014).
  3. Curley, M. A. Q. et al. Protocolized Sedation vs Usual Care in Pediatric Patients Mechanically Ventilated for Acute Respiratory Failure: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Jama 313, 379–389 (2015).

Season 3, Episode 4
Published: September 30, 2021
Run time: 1:17

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