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Table 2 Equipment of the sedation environments used by the responding pediatric centers (n = 134)

From: Analgosedation for diagnostic and interventional procedures: a countrywide survey of pediatric centers in Germany

On-location itemsAlways presentAvailable if requiredNot availableEssentiala
Oxygen94.2%2.2%0%yes
Compressed air80.4%10.1%3.6%yes
Suction84.1%10.1%0.7%yes
Electrocardiography76.1%18.1%0.7%yes
Blood pressure (RR)73.2%20.4%0,7%yes
Pulse oxymetry94.2%2.2%0%yes
Capnometry5.8%43.5%31.2%no
Emergencyb84.1%11.6%0%yes
Defibrillator26.1%59.4%7.2%no
Ventilator17.4%65.9%10.1%no
  1. Note that MRI environments are not included in this overview
  2. aEssential equipment (modified in accordance with 7, 8)
  3. bEmergency care equipment, including intubation instruments