Owing to the frequent occurrence of orthostatic hypotension, ventilatory (respiratory) depression, the DPT/lytic cocktail combination of drugs is no longer recommended. This article reviews the goals of anesthetic premedication in children, physiologic considerations in pediatric premedication, toxicities of certain premedication drug regimens, and alternatives to the use of DPT/lytic cocktail.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Pediatric Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health