University Hospital of Wales Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Guideline Printed on Wed 23-jul-08
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Sedation Algorithm for Ventilated patient over 6 months old

 

 

 

 

 

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Bolus doses for patients receiving infusions

Bolus doses of sedation can be given for procedures and for breakthrough agitation in patients who are on a morphine or midazolam infusion:

Morphine bolus - 20micrograms/kg

Midazolam bolus - 20 micrograms /kg

These should be prescribed in the 'As required' section of the drug chart