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Table 2 Number of studies selected for each clinical question and study design (literature retrieved from 03/06/2012 to 04/08/2016)

From: The development of a Consensus Conference on Pediatric Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department in Italy: from here where to?

Clinical questionsRCT aObservational studies aSystematic review a
Q1 Pre-assessment and fasting12
Q2 Pharmacological Treatment15305
- Midazolam342
- Fentanyl151
- Nitrous Oxyde153
- Ketamine12122
- Propofol72
- Dexmedetomidine142
Q3 Monitoring12
Q4 Check List
Q5 Training14
Q6 Psychological strategies and non-pharmacologic techniquesNo systematic search
Q7 Emergency Medicine PhysiciansNo systematic search
Q8 Impact on Organization and Hospital AdmissionsNo systematic search
  1. a the studies included could report on pooled/summary data on more than one medication