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However 1 [micro]g/kg of oral DEX was not effective in preventing emergence delirium.
Dineen, "Emergence delirium following oral ketamine," Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, vol.
The combination of ketamine with shorter acting, water soluble, less irritant benzodiazepine-midazolam was evaluated in our study as it eliminates emergence delirium which was demonstrated by Cartwright and Pingle.
Although the degree of preoperative anxiolysis provided by melatonin may not prove to be equivalent to that of midazolam, especially at the extremes of age, melatonin is useful in decreasing emergence delirium. Whether a body of evidence in animal models for the use of melatonin as an analgesic can be translated into human studies will hopefully be clarified over the coming years.
Recently, Sikich and Lerman (26) developed a paediatric anaesthesia emergence delirium scale incorporating cognitive-related assessment items in addition to agitation behaviours and proved its reliability and validity.
Incidence and severity of side effects like hypotension, bradycardia, nausea, vomiting, emergence delirium, and respiratory depression were also recorded during the study.